Auction 100, Lot 242

"Hispaniola", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Hispaniola

Period: 1616 (circa)

Publication: P. Bertii Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.2 x 3.8 inches
13.2 x 9.7 cm

A beautiful miniature map of the island also showing the east tip of Cuba. The ribbon style title cartouche incorporates the distance scale and the map is ornamented with a sea battle and two sea monsters. Latin text on verso.

References: King, p. 83-85.

Condition: A

Lovely color. Toned margins with remnants of hinge tape on verso. Tiny worm hole in margin.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/12/2002

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