"Veteris Hispaniae Tabulam a Nicolao Sanson Vulgatam...", Sanson/Rossi
Subject: Spain & Portugal
Period: 1710 (dated)
Publication: Mercurio Geografico...
Color: Black & White
20.9 x 16.3 inches
53.1 x 41.4 cm
This is a rare Italian version of Sanson's great map of the Balearic Peninsula. Careful attention is paid to the river systems and mountains, with hundreds of cities identified throughout. The map extends to show the Balearic Islands and is embellished with a strapwork cartouche.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.ROSS-1d #62.
A dark impression on watermarked paper with minor show-through at top left of old manuscript text on verso and light toning along the edges of the sheet.