520.40 - Utriusque Castellae Nova Descriptio, ca 1680, by Frederick de Wit, Amsterdam
This is indeed a beautiful map to be added to anyone’s collection. This covers central Spain. It includes the cities of Cordova, Toledo, Madrid, and Cartagena. Great topographic detail illustrating mountain ranges, buildings, symbols for churches, throughout; and similar structures of noted of villages. Richly embellished with three coats of arms and three cartouches, one being the title. In full hand color, with a large coat of arms of Spain and similar ones for the Royal vestiges. This large map is rated Excellent [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] some light offsetting noted. A centerfold separation extends into the image one inch. The map measures approximately (19.7” x 16.2” – 50 x 41.1 cm).