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Regni Hispaniae post omnium editiones Locupleissima descriptio

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Ortelius, Abraham
Place made: Belgium, Flanders, Antwerp
Date made: 1608-1612
Materials: ink; paper; color
Measurements: 19 in x 23 1/4 in
Nomenclature: maps
Classification: cartography

hand-colored map of Spain from Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Italian edition published 1608 or 1612. Relief of the topography and waterways are shown pictorially and includes decorative cartouches, ships, sea monsters. Italian text on verso that starts the chapter on "La Spagna" on folio number 16.


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