Auction 162, Lot 494

"Li Regni di Valenza, e di Murcia Descritti da Giacomo Cantelli Geografo...", Cantelli da Vignola/de Rossi

Subject: Eastern Spain

Period: 1696 (dated)

Publication: Mercurio Geografico

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.8 x 21.9 inches
42.7 x 55.6 cm

This boldly engraved map shows the eastern part of Spain between Tortosa and Cartagena, and as far inland as Cuenca. A portion of the island of Ibiza is also included. Valencia, Alicante, Murcia and Cartagena are prominently depicted. The large drape-style title cartouche features the coats of arms of Valencia and Murcia. Engraved by A. Barbey after Cantelli da Vignola.

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Condition: B+

A dark impression with light toning along the centerfold and several damp stains confined to the top and bottom blank margins.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $250

Closed on 4/26/2017

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