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Auction 156, Lot 502

"Granata, et Murcia Regna", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Southeastern Spain

Period: 1635 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

Color: Hand Color

19.4 x 14.8 inches
49.3 x 37.6 cm

Fine, decorative map of the southeastern part of Spain from the Strait of Gibraltar to Alicante, including Marbella, Malaga, Sevilla, Granada and Almeria. The map is richly adorned with a title cartouche, scale of miles cartouche featuring a cartographer, two coats of arms, two compass roses and a sea battle. A legend at bottom identifies archbishoprics, bishoprics, and universities. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #6130:

Condition: B+

Full original color that has been partially refreshed. There are a few small spots, a faint damp stain confined to bottom blank margin, and an archivally repaired centerfold separation also confined to bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $200

Closed on 2/17/2016