Subject: Northern Spain
Period: 1618 (published)
Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…
Color: Hand Color
5.4 x 3.9 inches
13.7 x 9.9 cm
This miniature map depicts the northern coast of Spain from Ribadeo in the west to approximately Santander in the east, and extends south to Vallodolid and Zamora. Adorned with a strapwork cartouche, compass rose, and stippled sea. The majority of the maps for Bertius' geographical treatise were engraved by Jodocus Hondius Jr. after Mercator. French text on verso.
References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #6030:342.
Nice impression and color with a hint of toning and a few minor printer's creases.