Maps, Africa, Spain, Canary Islands, Madeira, Peñon de Velez, Fortunate Island
"Fessae et Marocchi Regna". Copper etching by J. Hondius, ca. 1610. Fine hand coloring.
Very decorative map showing northwest Africa. Notice the Canary Islands in the lower left and Madeira to the north. In the upper left is an inset of Peñon de Velez. Historical sailing vessels are sailing the Atlantic.On the backside is text in French describing the area shown on map.
Original antique print
Map has wide margins with some light smudging on edges. Small repaired tear on bottom margin edge. Very tiny piece of lower right margin corner is missing. Fine creases on lower part of centerfold. General condition is otherwise Almost Very Goof for a map this old.
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