Auction 160, Lot 532

"Castilia Vetus et Nova", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Central & Western Spain

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

8 x 5.8 inches
20.3 x 14.7 cm

This beautiful little map covers the present-day regions of Castilla-La Mancha, Madrid, Extremadura, and part of Castilla-Leon. It is centered approximately on Toledo, extending west to the border with Portugal, east to Zaragoza and Murcia, and north past Valladolid. The map is filled with detail and decorated with fine title and scale cartouches. German text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #6055:352.1.

Condition: A

Nice impression and color with light foxing confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/16/2016