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Auction 182, Lot 519

"Granata, et Murcia Regna", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Southeastern Spain

Period: 1647 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.7 x 14.9 inches
50 x 37.8 cm
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Fine, decorative map of the southeastern part of Spain from the Strait of Gibraltar to Alicante, including Marbella, Malaga, Sevilla, Granada and Almeria. The map is richly adorned with a title cartouche, scale of miles cartouche featuring a cartographer, two coats of arms, two compass roses and a sea battle. A legend at bottom identifies archbishoprics, bishoprics, and universities. Dutch text on verso, published between 1647-64.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #6130:2.

Condition: B+

Full contemporary color on a bright sheet with wide margins and light soiling. There are some short edge tears along the edges of the sheet, well away from the image.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $275

Closed on 4/28/2021