Auction 158, Lot 304

"Carte du Gouvernement de la Cour d'Espagne, de ses Ordres Militaires, de Son Gouvernement Clesiastique et Celuy des Autres Etats de Cette Monarchie dans l'Europe", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Central Spain

Period: 1705 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.3 x 13.2 inches
43.9 x 33.5 cm

This informative sheet includes extensive information on the government and military operations of central Spain. Included are five bird's-eye views of El Escorial, the Alcazar of Toledo, the Royal Palace of Madrid, the Plaza Mayor in Madrid where bullfights took place, and the Royal Palace of Aranjuez. A crack in the plate is visible in the title at far right.

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Condition: B+

Nice impression and color on a watermarked sheet with very light toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Unsold

Closed on 6/22/2016

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