Auction 162, Lot 490

"Biscaia, Guipiscoa, Navarra, et Asturias de Santillana", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Northern Spain

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 5.4 inches
18.8 x 13.7 cm

This is an attractive small map of northern Spain and the Basque Country bordering France and the Bay of Biscay. The coastline shown covers from approximately Llanes to Bayonne in France and extends inland to include the cites of Valladolid and Zaragoza. It is decorated with title and scale cartouches. German text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #6020:352.1.

Condition: B+

Light toning, some show-through of text on verso, and scattered foxing confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 4/26/2017