"Normandia Ducatus", Hondius, Henricus
Period: 1640 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
20.8 x 15 inches
52.8 x 38.1 cm
This very decorative map of the Normandy coast is packed with details of even the tiniest villages and prominently depicts the fortified cities. A compass rose, ships, fishing boats and sea monsters appear in the English Channel. The map is adorned with a large title cartouche, two coats of arms and scale of miles flanked by putti. Latin text on verso.
The centerfold has been repaired and reinforced on verso.