Auction 159, Lot 471

"Utriusque Castiliae Nova Descriptio", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: Central Spain

Period: 1634 (circa)

Publication: Novus Atlas

Color: Black & White

Size:
19.9 x 16.3 inches
50.5 x 41.4 cm

This superb map covers the heart of Spain including the cities of Cordova, Toledo, Madrid, and Cartagena. Fully engraved with mountains and forests, it is richly decorated with title and dedication cartouches and coat of arms. German text on verso, published between 1634-35.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #6055:2.

Condition: B

A nice impression with light damp stains in bottom corners and in top border, a few small spots, and minor offsetting. Margins trimmed to neatline at bottom, as issued, with some loss of neatline at right.

Estimate: $180 - $210

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/14/2016

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