Auction 157, Lot 521

"L'Espagne Divisee en Tous Ses Royaumes et Principautes, Suivant qu'ils sont Compris Sous les Couronnes de Castille...", Sanson/Jaillot

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1696 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Nouveau

Color: Hand Color

34.6 x 21.8 inches
87.9 x 55.4 cm

A large, two-sheet map of the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal, Spain and the Balearic Islands. Exceptionally detailed, the map is divided into principalities and royal regions. The map is adorned with three lovely, baroque cartouches; the dedication cartouche is surrounded by trumpets, sea monsters, and putti. An alternate title appears above the map: "L'Espagne Distinguee en tous ses Royaumes, Principautes &c." Printed on two sheets, joined.

References: cf. Pastoureau, JAILLOT I Aa [37].

Condition: B+

Original outline color with light soiling and professional repairs to some chips and tears along the top and bottom edges of the sheet, not affecting image.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $300

Closed on 5/4/2016