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Auction 98, Lot 337

"Hispaniae Veteris et Novae Descriptio", Merian, Matthaus

Subject: Spain and Portugal

Period: 1670 (published)


Color: Hand Color

12.5 x 10.5 inches
31.8 x 26.7 cm
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Attractive small map of the region with ancient place names and political divisions. Inset at lower right of the Balearic Islands. Title cartouche with the Spanish coat of arms and cherubs. Scale of miles is surrounded by mythological figures.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $140

Closed on 3/6/2002