Subject: Spain & Portugal
Period: 1610 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
7.4 x 5.8 inches
18.8 x 14.7 cm
Charming miniature map of the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands with considerable detail throughout. A sailing ship is shown entering the Straits of Gibraltar and a large strapwork title cartouche further decorates the map. Latin text on verso, published between 1610-1621.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #6000:351.
A nice impression on watermarked paper with a few tiny pinholes only visible when held to light. There are remnants of non-archival tape on verso that have since been removed yet caused very light stains on recto primarily in blank margins.