Auction 160, Lot 529

"Aragonia et Navarra", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Northern Spain

Period: 1640 (published)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Appendix

Color: Hand Color

19.8 x 15.1 inches
50.3 x 38.4 cm

This is a beautifully decorated map of northern Spain with north oriented to the right of the map. Major cities shown include Bilbao, Logrono, Pamplona, and Zaragoza. The map is decorated with an elaborate title cartouche, scale of miles and two royal crests. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #6210:2A.

Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with light show-through of text on verso, mild toning along the centerfold, a printer's crease at bottom right, and faint damp stains along the edges of the sheet, entering the bottom left corner of the map. A short centerfold separation confined to the bottom blank margin has been repaired on verso with old paper.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $120

Closed on 11/16/2016