Spain: Espagne: Castilia Vetus et Nova by Petrus Bertius & Jodocus Hondius, 1618.

Spain: Espagne: Castilia Vetus et Nova by Petrus Bertius & Jodocus Hondius, 1618.

By: Petrus Bertius & Jodocus Hondius

£65.00

Description

DH302103. Original and scarce miniature map of the Castilian region of Spain. Printed in 1618 in 'La Geographie Racourcie' in Paris. Size: 13.8cm x 9.7cm. Original copper engraving. Map features a decorative title cartouche with text in Latin. French title above the map with French text to the reverse. Includes a scale in miles. Age staining to the top and left hand margins which only very slightly affects the map. In very good plus, clean condition overall.

These miniature maps by Bertius and engraved by Hondius have been referred to as 'undoubtedly the finest set of miniature maps ever printed'.

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