Jun 06, 2019 - Sale 2512

Sale 2512 - Lot 214

Price Realized: $ 8,450
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Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
VERBIEST, PIETER. Nova Carte Del Muy Podroso Reyno d'Espania. Engraved decorative map of Spain and Portugal. 16 3/4x21 3/4 inches sheet size, lower margin wide, left and right shaved to platemark, the upper shaved closer resulting in minor loss of engraved border; original hand-color in full; lower margin and border attached as issued, backed to a sheet of laid paper at an early time, original folds. Antwerp, 1639

Additional Details

"Tooley (1979) p. 638 mentions a map of Spain dated 1639, which may refer to an unlocated second state of the plate" (Schilder VI 104.2). The present map is dated 1639 and is variant from the first state without the lower border of city views.