"Granata, et Murcia Regna", Blaeu, (Family)
Subject: Southeastern Spain
Period: 1635 (published)
Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
Color: Hand Color
19.4 x 14.8 inches
49.3 x 37.6 cm
Fine, decorative map of the southeastern part of Spain from the Strait of Gibraltar to Alicante, including Marbella, Malaga, Sevilla, Granada and Almeria. The map is richly adorned with a title cartouche, scale of miles cartouche featuring a cartographer, two coats of arms, two compass roses and a sea battle. A legend at bottom identifies archbishoprics, bishoprics, and universities. Latin text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II) #6130:
Full original color that has been partially refreshed. There are a few small spots, a faint damp stain confined to bottom blank margin, and an archivally repaired centerfold separation also confined to bottom blank margin.