"Les Estats de la Couronne de Castille, dans les Parties Plus Meridionales de l'Espagne...", Sanson/Mariette
Subject: Southern Spain
Period: 1652 (dated)
Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde
Color: Hand Color
21.2 x 15.9 inches
53.8 x 40.4 cm
A detailed map of southern Spain that is filled with place names, political boundaries, rivers, and mountains. The map extends to show the Strait of Gibraltar and the northern tip of Africa. Adorned with a decorative drape-style cartouche. Engraved by Jean Sommer.
References: Pastoureau, SANSON V A .
Contemporary outline color on a sheet with a large coat of arms watermark and two small worm holes in the Mediterranean. There are faint damp stains confined to the top blank margin and light, marginal soiling.