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Auction 104, Lot 71

"Bondem Globo oder Kugel des Himmels", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1612 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

4.7 x 3.2 inches
11.9 x 8.1 cm
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Charming miniature map of the heavens with the major constellations delineated. Spheres are surrounded in a bold strapwork border.


Condition: A

Crisp impression with minor marginal defects. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/10/2003