Subject: Southwestern Spain
Period: 1618 (published)
Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…
Color: Hand Color
5.3 x 3.8 inches
13.5 x 9.7 cm
A charming miniature map of the southwestern end of Spain, centered approximately on Seville and extending east to Corduba. A tiny ship sails the moiré-patterned 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) #6110:342.
A nice impression on watermarked paper with attractive color and a hint of toning.