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Auction 195, Lot 544


"Partie Septentrionale de la Couronne de Castille ou se Trouvent les Royaumes de Castille Vieille de Leon, de Gallice, des Asturies, la Biscaye et la Navarre, en Partie", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: Northern Spain

Period: 1752 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

23.3 x 18.9 inches
59.2 x 48 cm
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This striking map focuses on northern Spain. Political divisions, towns and cities, rivers, and mountains are identified, and a portion of Portugal is detailed as well. An elaborate strapwork title cartouche appears at bottom left, and five distance scales are encompassed in a cartouche at bottom right.

References: Pedley #309.

Condition: B+

Contemporary outline color on watermarked paper with light color offsetting and minor toning along the sheet edges.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $42

Closed on 11/15/2023