"Fessae et Marocchi Regna", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Northwestern Africa
Period: 1630 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
18.8 x 14 inches
47.8 x 35.6 cm
Richly embellished map of Morocco with a large inset titled "Penon de Velez" showing a fort on the Barbary coast. The map includes the Canary islands and Madera. Three strapwork cartouches complete the composition and the sea is filled with ships and a sea monster. French text on verso.
Tissue repairs of tears in margins and fold separations, none affecting image. Lovely old color.