"Aquitania Australis Regnu Arelatense cum Consinijs", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Southern France
Period: 1619 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae
Color: Hand Color
18.4 x 14 inches
46.7 x 35.6 cm
An attractive map of southern France, embellished with two fine strapwork cartouches. The map extends north to La Rochelle on the western coast and Nevers in the interior. Lake Geneva in Switzerland and parts of northern Spain are also shown. The map is filled with tiny towns, rivers, and mountain ranges. French text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #4002:1.
Full original color on watermarked paper with very light toning and minor foxing confined to the blank margins.