Spain, Valencia; Gerard Mercator - Regni Valentiae Typus - 1619

Description
Spain, Valencia; Gerard Mercator - Regni Valentiae Typus - 1619
Hand colored map of a part of Spain

Condition: reasonable/good, but brown discolouration.

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.

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Spain
Geographical specification
Valencia
Map maker/ publisher
Gerard Mercator
Map/ Book title
Regni Valentiae Typus
Period
1619
Condition
Good
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Hand colored map of a part of Spain
Size of the largest image
35×48 cm
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