Maps, Spain, Iberian Peninsula, Bleau
"Gallaecia Regnum". (Spanish Galicia.) Copper etching by F. fer. Ojea. Published by Blaeu. Amsterdam 1647. Outstanding original hand coloring!
Attractive, decorative map of the northwest corner of the Iberian Peninsula. Two cherubs hold royal Galician coat of arms with a monstance containing the holy of holies, the body of Christ our Lord. Neptune stepping from the Atlantic holding the maop's title cartouche.
Lively sailship staffage. Reverse side is printed ( in Latin ). Text related to Galicia.
Elegant general age toning. The map is in excellent condition. The original colors marvellous! Very wide margins. Vertical centerfold.
38 x 49.6 cm (15 x 19.5")