"Gallaecia Regnum", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Northwestern Spain
Period: 1623 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae
Color: Hand Color
16.3 x 14.5 inches
41.4 x 36.8 cm
Handsome map of Galicia in northwestern Spain centered on Santiago di Compostella, Orense and Monforte de Lemos. It is ornamented with two strapwork cartouches, a moiré patterned sea and two galleons. Latin text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #6045:1A.
A nice impression with attractive color and original margins. There is very light soiling, just a hint of offsetting along the centerfold, and scattered foxing in the blank margins.