Auction 158, Lot 303

"Veteris Hispaniae Tabulam a Nicolao Sanson Vulgatam...", Sanson/Rossi

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1710 (dated)

Publication: Mercurio Geografico...

Color: Black & White

Size:
20.9 x 16.3 inches
53.1 x 41.4 cm

This is a rare Italian version of Sanson's great map of the Balearic Peninsula. Careful attention is paid to the river systems and mountains, with hundreds of cities identified throughout. The map extends to show the Balearic Islands and is embellished with a strapwork cartouche.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.ROSS-1d #62.

Condition: A

A dark impression on watermarked paper with minor show-through at top left of old manuscript text on verso and light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $130

Closed on 6/22/2016

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