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Auction 100, Lot 12

"Typus Orbis Terrarum", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: World

Period: 1616 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

5.5 x 3.8 inches
14 x 9.7 cm

Handsome miniature world map surrounded in a strapwork border. The map is dominated by the huge Terra Australis Incognita and is finely engraved with a stippled sea.

References: Shirley #291; King, p. 195.

Condition: A

Narrow side margins as issued. Slight shadow of manuscript ink notation on verso, else very fine.

Estimate: $700 - $750

Sold for: $750

Closed on 9/12/2002