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