"Gasconiae Descriptio", Ortelius/Galle
Period: 1588 (circa)
Publication: Epitome du theatre
Color: Hand Color
4.3 x 3 inches
10.9 x 7.6 cm
Miniature map of the Gascony region in southwest France covering the region from the mouth of the Garonne River to the Pyrenees. The map names Armagnac, Languedoc, Perigord and many more places. The river systems, topography and major cities are minutely detailed. French text on verso. Title along top: Gasconia.
References: King, 2nd edition p.140.
Lovely old color.