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Lot 656
By: Hondius/Bertius
Subject: East Indies - Indonesia
Date: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarumů

Condition Code: A

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Color: hand color

Size: 5.3 x 3.7 inches
         13.5 x 9.4 cm


    Attractive miniature map of the Indonesian Spice Islands located between Borneo and Irian Jaya. Locates the islands of Celebes, Halmahera, Buru, Banda, etc. A very early look at this famous part of the world. The majority of the maps for Bertius' geographical treatise were engraved by Jodocus Hondius Jr. after Mercator. French text on verso.

Condition Description: A dark impression with attractive color on watermarked paper.

Ref: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #8560:342.

Estimate:
$140.00 - $170.00


Sold for: $70.00

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