"Regni Valentiae Typus", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Eastern Spain
Period: 1623 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae
Color: Hand Color
18.9 x 14 inches
48 x 35.6 cm
This handsome map of Valencia covers the coastline from Cartagena to Benicarlo with north oriented to the right. It is boldly accented with a sailing ship, sea monster, and a fully engraved moiré-patterned sea in which decorative title and distance scale cartouches float. Dutch text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #6155:1.1.
A nice impression with attractive color, original margins, and a small hole along neatline at top right. There is light, scattered foxing primarily confined to the blank margins.