"Hispaniae Veteris et Novae Descriptio", Cluver, Philipp
Subject: Spain & Portugal
Period: 1697 (published)
Publication: Introductionis in Universam Geographicam
Color: Hand Color
12.5 x 10.5 inches
31.8 x 26.7 cm
Attractive small map of the Iberian Peninsula with ancient place names and political divisions. The Balearic Islands are shown in a small inset. Two cartouches are embellished with the Spanish coat of arms, cherubs, and mythological figures including Bacchus and Neptune.
A tiny binding tear, just entering border at right, has been repaired with the margin extended to better accommodate framing.