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Auction 164, Lot 536

"[Lot of 2] Andaluzia [and] Castilia Vetus et Nova",

Subject: Central & Southern Spain

Period: 1610-34 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

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A. Andaluzia, by Mercator/Hondius, circa 1610 (7.3 x 5.3"). Handsome miniature map of the region surrounding Seville including Gibraltar and Spain's popular Costa del Sol. Covers the coastline from Almeria to Huelya. A decorative strapwork title cartouche also incorporates the distance scale. Published between 1610-21 with Latin text on verso. Condition: A crisp impression on a clean sheet. (A)

B. Castilia Vetus et Nova, by Mercator/Jansson, circa 1628 (7.9 x 5.7"). A desirable small map of the heart of Spain, with Madrid, Toledo, Valladolid and numerous other towns highlighted with tiny cathedral symbols. Strapwork title and distance scale cartouches adorn the map. Published between 1628-34 with Latin text on verso. Condition: Light toning and scattered foxing. (B+)

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #6110:351 & #6055:352.1.


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Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/13/2017