"Regni Valentiae Typus", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Eastern Spain
Period: 1634 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae
Color: Hand Color
18.8 x 13.9 inches
47.8 x 35.3 cm
This handsome map of Valencia covers the coastline from Cartagena to Benicarlo with north oriented to the right. It is boldly accented with a sailing ship, sea monster, and a fully engraved moiré-patterned sea in which decorative title and distance scale cartouches float. Dutch text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #6155:1.1.
A nice impression with two small holes above the distance scale and minor creasing along the centerfold, which has been archivally reinforced on verso.