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Auction 88, Lot 265

"Vtriusque Castiliae nova descriptio", Blaeu, Willem

Subject: Spain

Period: 1642 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 16 inches
49.5 x 40.6 cm

Suberb map of the heart of Spain including the cities of Cordova, Toledo, Madrid, and Cartagena. Fully engraved with mountains and forests, and richly decorated with strapwork title cartouche, scale of miles, and three finely colored coats of arms. Lovely original color and condition, with only a slightly torn corner.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $325

Closed on 10/2/1999