"Regni Hispaniae Post Omnium Editiones Locuplettissima Descriptio", Ortelius, Abraham
Subject: Spain & Portugal
Period: 1587 (published)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
19.5 x 14.8 inches
49.5 x 37.6 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. French text on verso.
References: Van den Broecke #25.
Beautiful original color with some minor toning and a old repair on the bottom centerfold.