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Auction 189, Lot 457

"L'Espagne Divisee en tous ses Royaumes et Principautes, Suivant qu'ils sont Compris sous les Couronnes de Castille, et d'Aragon, Possedees par le Roy Catholique: et sous la Couronne de Portugal...", Sanson/Jaillot

Subject: Spain & Portugal

Period: 1696 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Nouveau

Color: Hand Color

34.5 x 21.7 inches
87.6 x 55.1 cm
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A large, two-sheet map of the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal, Spain and the Balearic Islands. Exceptionally detailed, the map is divided into principalities and royal regions. The map is adorned with three lovely, baroque cartouches; the dedication cartouche is surrounded by trumpets, sea monsters, and putti. An alternate title appears above the map: "L'Espagne Distinguee en tous ses Royaumes, Principautes &c." Printed on two sheets, joined.

References: cf. Pastoureau, JAILLOT I Aa [37].

Condition: B+

A crisp impression with full contemporary color, light soiling, an archivally repaired centerfold separation at bottom, and a small chip in the bottom margin. The joint is a bit loose in the top blank margin.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/14/2022