"Gallaecia Regnum", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Northwestern Spain
Period: 1619 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae
Color: Hand Color
16.1 x 14.3 inches
40.9 x 36.3 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. French text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #6045:1A.
Full original color on watermarked paper with light toning, a crease adjacent to centerfold at bottom, and minor foxing primarily confined to blank margins.