"Legionis, Biscaiae et Guipiscoae Typus", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Northern Spain
Period: 1619 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae
Color: Hand Color
18.8 x 13.7 inches
47.8 x 34.8 cm
This handsome map shows the Province of Cantabria, from the Pyrenees in the east to the Province of Asturia in the west. The map is adorned with two sailing ships in the Bay of Biscay and two strapwork cartouches. French text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #6010:1A.
Full original color on watermarked paper with light toning and scattered foxing primarily confined to the blank margins.