"Biscaia et Guipuscoa Cantabriae Veteris Pars", Blaeu, Johannes
Period: 1640 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
19.8 x 15.2 inches
50.3 x 38.6 cm
Handsome map of the coastal Basque Country in northern Spain. Includes the cities of Santander, Laredo, Bibao and Bayonne (France) and extending inland to Logrono and Calahorra. Three ships sail in the Bay of Biscay and the map is embellished with a compass rose, coat of arms, title and distance scale cartouches.
Original color. Minor uneven toning. Professional repair of tear just entering map at right.