"Les Etats des Princes Armes au Suiet de la Succession de la Monarchie d'Espagne avec les Routtes que sa Majeste Catolique Philippe V...", Fer, Nicolas de
Subject: Southwestern Europe
Period: 1702 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
23.7 x 17 inches
60.2 x 43.2 cm
This map shows the route traveled by Philip V, King of Spain, from the time of his ascension to the throne in November 1700 to 18 June 1702. A column of text at right describes the king's journey. Also shown is the sea route taken by the British and Dutch through the Strait of Gibraltar to access the Mediterranean Sea. An interesting and uncommon map. Engraved by C. Inselin.
A dark impression on a sheet with a rosary beads watermark, light offsetting, a bit of printer's ink residue, some stains in northern Africa, and faint toning along the centerfold at bottom.