Montecalerio - Tabula totius Hispaniae
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Tabula totius Hispaniae
22 x 32.7 cm (8.7 x 12.9 in)
Scarce map extending from Madeira and Lanzarote, to the border of France. Published in Montecalerio's "Chorographica descriptio Provinciarum et Conventuum Fratrum minorum S. Francisci Capucinorum", a very rare atlas of the locations of the convents of the Capuchins (a faction of reformed Franciscans recognized in 1628). There are several editions printed: 1st edition 1643 in Rome, 1649 Turin, 1712 Milan.
The map shows the main centres of the order in Spain & Portugal and its division into "Provinces" with a table underneath giving details of the numbers of religious houses and brothers etc.
Multiple small worm holes. Good dark impression on hand-laid paper, with a large real watermark. Some finger soiling to margin.
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