"Description des Gades", Hondius/Bertius
Subject: Cadiz, Spain
Period: 1618 (published)
Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…
Color: Hand Color
5.1 x 3.8 inches
13 x 9.7 cm
A charming miniature map of Cadiz, showing several castles and the mountainous topography. Adorned with a sailing ship and a sea monster. 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) #6115:342.
A good impression with very light toning and several printer's creases confined to blank margins.