Catalog Archive
Auction 189, Lot 464

"Accuratissima Principatus Cataloniae, et Comitatuum Ruscinonis, et Cerretaniae Descriptio", Wit, Frederick de

Subject: Catalonia, Spain

Period: 1680 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.4 x 19.4 inches
56.9 x 49.3 cm
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A decorative map of the Spanish region of Catalonia that covers the Mediterranean coastline from the French border via Barcelona to Tortosa. The map is filled with good detail of fortified cities, towns, rivers, topography, and more. Adorned by a decorative banner-style title cartouche held aloft by putti and a plinth distance scale with blank coats of arms. Blank verso.


Condition: B+

There is light offsetting, minor foxing, and a short centerfold separation at bottom that has been closed on verso with archival materials.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/14/2022