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1705 – G. & L. VALK – Hispaniarum Portugalliaeque

​Title:                      “Hispaniarum Portugalliaeque Coronarum Typus novus; in quo pro ut à Geographis et Politicis Dividitur Earundem Distributiones Distinctissime nunc exhibentur”​

Large map of Portugal and Spain with the Balearic Islands. In the lower right corner, an oval card formed by palms containing the title and the author; around it has an empty shield with a royal crown, Golden Fleece collar, military trophies, various allegorical figures, such as Fame and Victory, a war scene and a boarding pier, on which the Archduke Charles of Austria appears with armor, Golden Fleece and scepter, standing and resting on a pedestal decorated with the double-headed imperial eagle.

Comes from Gerard & Leonard Valk atlas “Atlas minor sive Totius orbis terrarum contracta delinea ex conatibus Nic. Visscher. Amst. Bat : Apud Nicolaum Visscher Cum privil: ordin: general: belgii foederati. Ger. de Lairesse detin & Sculp.”  published in Amsterdam, 1705.

Cartographer:   Gerard Valk (1652-1726) & Leonard Valk (1675-1746)
Leaf size:             62,0 x 52,0 cm
Year:                    1705
Technique:          copper engraving

Very good condition. Contemporary hand coloring. Verso margins 5mm reinforced (map was in the frame before).

This is an original antique map published in 1705 and not a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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