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Auction 185, Lot 517

"Regni Valentiae Typus", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Eastern Spain

Period: 1621 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 5.9 inches
18.5 x 15 cm
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Beautiful small map of Valencia covering the coastline from Cartagena to Benicarlo with north oriented to the right. It is decorated with a sailing ship, sea monster, and strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. Latin text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #6155:351.

Condition: B+

A dark impression with some toning, marginal soiling, and a paper flaw in the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 11/17/2021