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Auction 166, Lot 498

"Les Estats de la Couronne de Portugal en Espagne", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Portugal

Period: 1653 (dated)

Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde...

Color: Black & White

17.1 x 16.4 inches
43.4 x 41.7 cm
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This map of Portugal shows towns, rivers, topography and political boundaries. The large title cartouche features lovely scroll work and fruit. Engraved by Jean Somer.

References: Pastoureau, SANSON V A [71].

Condition: A

Original outline color on paper with a large coat of arms watermark, a couple of spots of errant ink, and light toning along the edges of the sheet. The top and bottom margins are a bit narrow, as issued, but still ample for framing.

Estimate: $300 - $375


Closed on 2/14/2018