Lot 475 of 541:
Ptolemaic map of Iberian Peninsula  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$240
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Tab. II. Europae, Hispaniam ac Lusitaniam Complectens
Author:
Ptolemy/Mercator
Place:
[Amsterdam]
Publisher:
Date:
[c.1730]
Description:

Copper-engraved map, hand-colored in outline & wash. 34x43 cm (13¼x16¾").

Ptolemaic map of the Iberian Peninsula originally published by Mercator in his 1578 edition of Ptolemy's great Geography. The pictorial cartouche is flanked with two bare-breasted sphinxes, and the sea is adorned with a ship and a pair of sea monsters, one of whom looks like a dog with fur and floppy ears.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
A few creases and other minor wear, very good. Additional shipping charges may apply.
 
Item number:
272789
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