Auction 98, Lot 339

"Regni Valentiae Typus", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Spain

Period: 1620 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.2 x 5.5 inches
18.3 x 14 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.


Condition: A+

Slight toning with lovely color.

Estimate: $180 - $200

Sold for: $180

Closed on 3/6/2002