"Castiliae Veteris et Novae Descriptio", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Southeastern Spain
Period: 1606 (dated)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae
Color: Hand Color
19.6 x 14.2 inches
49.8 x 36.1 cm
A fine early map of Spain showing the area of Castile with numerous cities and towns including Madrid and Toledo. The map is beautifully embellished with three strapwork cartouches and the Castilian coat of arms. Latin text on verso, published between 1613-23.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #6055:1A.
Original color with large, light damp stains in bottom corners of map and in top blank margin.