"Regni Valentiae Typus", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Valencia, Spain
Period: 1610 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
19 x 14 inches
48.3 x 35.6 cm
This handsome map of Valencia covers the coastline from Cartagena to Benicarlo with north oriented to the right. It is boldly accented with a sailing ship, sea monster, and a fully engraved moiré-patterned sea in which decorative title and distance scale cartouches float. French text on verso.
Wide margins and fine color with minute tears in blank margins and a two small damp stains in lower blank margin, far from map image.