"Tabula transitus Gibraltaris cum Portibus Hispanicis usqu Malagam", Merian, Matthaus
Subject: Mediterranean - Strait of Gibraltar
Period: 1640 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
13.9 x 10.2 inches
35.3 x 25.9 cm
A very unusual sea chart of the Strait of Gibraltar showing the forts and anchorages. The chart is oriented with a decorative compass rose and rhumb lines and decorated with floral cartouches surrounding both title and distance scales.
One tiny spot and two wormholes, still very good.