Southern Spain Andalusia Gibraltar ca. 1700 Schenk Valk lovely antique color mapBrian DiMambro -Historical Investments
Andaluzia continens Sevillam et Cordubam
(Spain- Andalusia, Seville & Cordoba)
Issued Amsterdam, ca. 1700 by Schenk & Valk families
Fine and uncommon old map of southern Spain. With strong bold original full hand color. Large decorative cartouche set between two columns. Sailing ships off the coast, an ornate distance scale banner at bottom right with cherubs holding it on either side, coats of arms in top corners. Tipof North Africa is seen at bottom center.
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[note: we grade conservatively and always seek to disclose any noteworthy flaws.].
Map remains well preserved. Some light age wear or surface spotting/ soiling which is visible within the scan. Some visible offsetting due to the old hand coloring.
Paper and image remains overall clean & sound. Old maps & prints often display small minor repairs on the back, could have uneven blank margins, might have extraneous fold-lines or other small minor age flaws which do not detract from the visual appeal or value. Condition is carefully considered in arriving at our price.
Great antique map entirely worthy of hanging for display.
A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.
Sheet measures c. 20 3/8" H x 23 3/4" W.
Printed area measures c. 14 3/4" H x 19 1/8" W
Original fold line as issued.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 4, p. 118-9
Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, III, 107-121[R1626]