Spain, Espagña, "Hispaniae Veteris Descriptio. Ex. conatibus Geographicis Abrah. Ortely." Copper engraving from the atlas:"Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" by Abraham Ortelius, dated 1586. Hand coloring.

Maps, Spain, Espagña, Cadiz, Ortelius

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"Hispaniae Veteris Descriptio. Ex. conatibus Geographicis Abrah. Ortely." Copper engraving from the atlas:"Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" by Abraham Ortelius, dated 1586. Hand coloring.

Very interesting and decorative map for those interested in the earliest inhabitants and settlements of the Iberian penninsula. In the lower right is an inset with the names of the variuous inhabitants and the towns and cities of the earliest times. Above this inset is another small inset of the region of Tartetes near Cadiz.

Map has small signs of age and use. One minor worm hole in image.

Light natural age toning and minor spots in margins. Centerfold has been reinforced.
On the reverse side are a few very old ink numbers and words.

One of the most interesting maps of Spain.

37.2 x 48.7 cm ( 14.6 x 19.1 ")


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