"Cataloniae Principatus Descriptio Nova", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Northeastern Spain
Period: 1623 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae
Color: Hand Color
19.3 x 15.3 inches
49 x 38.9 cm
A handsome map of the Spanish region of Catalonia that covers the Mediterranean coastline from the French border via Barcelona to Tortosa. The map is filled with detail of topography, towns, and rivers. The map is adorned with two strapwork cartouches, a compass rose, a galleon, and two sea monsters. Latin text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #6250:1A.
A clean and bright example with attractive color and short centerfold separations at top and bottom that have been professionally repaired.