"Regni Hispaniae Post Omnium Editiones Locuplettissima Descriptio", Ortelius, Abraham
Subject: Spain & Portugal
Period: 1570 (circa)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm
This is a very attractive map of the Iberian peninsula surrounded by stipple engraved seas, in which there are ships and sea monsters. The land is full of cities, mountains and forests. A large strapwork title cartouche and scale of miles with a divider ornament the map. Latin text on verso.
References: Van den Broecke #25.
Fully remargined with the top neatline replaced in facsimile. Slightly uneven coloring and an abraded spot in the sea off of Mira.