Auction 96, Lot 371

"Regni Valentiae Typus", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Spain

Period: 1621 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.2 x 5.7 inches
18.3 x 14.5 cm

Beautiful miniature map of Valenica covering the coastline from Cartagena to Benicarlo. North is oriented to the right. It is decorated with a sailing ship, sea monster, title and distance scale cartouches. Latin text on verso.

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Condition: A

Fine original color. Light toning and a small tear in margins.

Estimate: $180 - $200

Sold for: $170

Closed on 9/12/2001

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