"Principaute de Asturies…", Fer, Nicolas de
Subject: Northern Spain
Period: 1707 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
16.5 x 12 inches
41.9 x 30.5 cm
This map of northern Spain focuses on the mountainous terrain of the Principality of Asturias and part of Castile-Leon. Numerous river and towns are also depicted, along with the boundaries between each region. The title cartouche is formed by a drape held by two putti, with a coat of arms at bottom.
Original outline color on watermarked paper with very wide margins. There is light soiling, toning along centerfold, and a small spot to the left of title cartouche. There is a short centerfold separation in bottom blank margin, far from map image.