Auction 160, Lot 531

"Gallaecia Regnum", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Northwestern Spain

Period: 1613 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

16.2 x 14.3 inches
41.1 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, published between 1613-16.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #6045:1A.

Condition: A

Excellent impression and color on watermarked paper with a damp stain along top edge of sheet, well away from image.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $240

Closed on 11/16/2016