Auction 154, Lot 593

"Carte des Iles de Maiorque Minorque et d'Yvice", Seutter/Lotter

Subject: Balearic Islands

Period: 1741 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.9 x 16.2 inches
55.6 x 41.1 cm

Fine copper engraved map of the Spanish Balearic Islands based on Bellin, with good detail of towns, roads, and topography on each of the islands. A large inset at bottom center depicts the port and city of Mahon on the island of Menorca, with a lettered key identifying numerous locations. At bottom right is an inset showing the location of the Balearic islands in relation to Spain and the Mediterranean. A decorative title cartouche, a compass rose, and rhumb lines make this a handsome chart. French text below map gives navigational information regarding the islands.

References:

Condition: B+

Full original color with light toning along the centerfold and faint scattered foxing.

Estimate: $800 - $950

Unsold

Closed on 9/16/2015

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