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Description

Detailed antique map of the Iberian peninsula showing many towns, rivers, and other detail, published in Paris in the middle of the 17th century. The map includes a cartouche in the upper right corner, a scale bar in German and Spanish leagues, and a key denoting universities and ecclesiastical centers.

An inset map shows view shows the port of Cadiz in southernmost Spain. Buildings are shown, and a set of two towers, named the Towers of Hercules, are shown.

This map exists in several states. Tassin first published this map in 1637 but it was also published by Pierre Mariette in his Theatre Geographique in 1653. This map was also published several other times, all undated, except for a later 1682 example.

Condition Description
Strong impression.