Auction 151, Lot 516

"Castiliae Veteris et Novae Descriptio", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Southeastern Spain

Period: 1606 (dated)

Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris Atlas sive Cosmographicae…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.8 x 14.3 inches
50.3 x 36.3 cm

A fine early map of Spain showing the area of Castile with numerous cities and towns including Madrid and Toledo. The map is beautifully embellished with three strapwork cartouches and the Castilian coat of arms. Latin text on verso, published in 1623.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #6055:1A.

Condition: B+

A fine impression with attractive color, two printer's creases that have been pressed flat, and several centerfold separations that have been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $140

Closed on 11/19/2014

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