Maps, Spain, Murcia, Teruel, Ortelius
"Valentiae Regni olim Contestanorum si Ptolemaeo, Edetanorum si Plinio Credimus Typus" Copper engraving map from a rare Abraham Ortelius edition. Published in Antwerp. Dated 1584 but may have been later. Ortelius (1527-1598) was known as the Ptolomeus of the 16th Century. The map has original hand coloring which is shown by the green areas on the reverse side of the map. The text on the reverse side is Italian. In the upper left is Murcia and in the Upper right is Teruel. Very decorative cartouche.
Original Antique Print
Map is in good condition with pleasant natural age toning and normal signs of age and use in margins. The vertical centerfold has been reinforced on the reverse side. (see scan above). Map image; 35 x 49 cm (13.7 x 19.3)