Auction 157, Lot 523

"Regni Valenciae Tabula ad Originalia D.T. Lopez...", Homann Heirs

Subject: Eastern Spain

Period: 1792 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.9 x 21.6 inches
45.5 x 54.9 cm

This detailed and very uncommon map of the region of Valencia extends to the island of Ibiza in the Mediterranean. A legend at bottom right identifies cities of various sizes, forts and castles, markets, abbeys, and more. The large stone title cartouche is draped with a garland and depicts the bow of a ship. A compass rose orients north to the top right corner of the chart.

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Condition: A

Watermarked paper with original color in the map and later color in the cartouche.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 5/4/2016

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