Catalog Archive
Auction 153, Lot 506

"Partie Septentrionale de la Couronne de Castille ou se Trouvent les Royaumes de Castille Vielle de Leon...", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: Northern Spain

Period: 1752 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

23.1 x 18.8 inches
58.7 x 47.8 cm

This striking map focuses on northern Spain. Political divisions, towns and cities, rivers, and mountains are identified, and a fraction of Portugal is detailed as well. An elaborate strapwork title cartouche appears at bottom left, and five distance scales are encompassed in a cartouche at bottom right.

References: Pedley #309.

Condition: B+

A dark impression on a watermarked sheet with light soiling, minor offsetting, a printer's crease at left, and several extraneous creases near the centerfold. There is a centerfold separation at bottom and some light damp stains, all confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $120 - $150


Closed on 5/20/2015