Catalog Archive
Auction 174, Lot 487

"La Castille Vieille et Nouvelle avec l'Estemadure Divise en Estremadure de Castille et de Leon...", Nolin, Jean Batiste

Subject: Western Spain

Period: 1704 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

21.4 x 17.4 inches
54.4 x 44.2 cm
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This scarce map of the heart of Spain includes Palencia, Segovia, Madrid, Tarazona, Toledo and Badajoz. The map is divided into provinces and filled with rivers, roads, and place names. Madrid, Valladolid, Badajoz and numerous other large cities are depicted with miniature castles. Adorned with a decorative title cartouche and a description of the region. Engraved by T. Rousseau.


Condition: A

A bright example on paper with the watermark of rosary beads, with a hint of toning along the centerfold and minor marginal soiling.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 9/11/2019