Auction 110, Lot 613

"Bengala", Bertius, Petrus

Subject: India and Bangladesh

Period: 1601 (circa)

Publication: Caert Thresoor

Color: Hand Color

5 x 3.4 inches
12.7 x 8.6 cm

Charming miniature map of the northern part of the Bay of Bengal, which includes parts of India, Bangladesh and Burma. Locates and names numerous towns. Rocks and shoals are noted offshore. Nicely engraved map featuring a strapwork-style cartouche.


Condition: A

Dark impression with a couple of light spots, still very good. Hinge tape in upper margin.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 3/2/2005