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Auction 164, Lot 529

"[Lot of 2] Hispania Nova Descript. [and] Portugallia et Algarve", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1628 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.9 x 5.4 inches
20.1 x 13.7 cm

These small maps are from the Mercator-Hondius-Jansson series of Atlas Minor publications. They were engraved by Petrus Kaerius (Pieter van den Keere). Each is densely engraved with place names and shows the political divisions. The map of Portugal is oriented with north to the right of the map. Latin text on versos, published between 1628-1634. Sizes vary slightly.

A. Hispania Nova Descript. Condition: Pleasant light toning with a small chip and dampstain confined to the top right blank margin. (B+)

B. Portugallia et Algarve. Condition: A strong impression with one faint spot along the bottom border. (A)

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #6000:352.1 & #6300:352.1.


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Estimate: $375 - $450


Closed on 9/13/2017