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Auction 134, Lot 592

"Natolia", Hondius/Purchas

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1625 (published)

Publication: Purchas his Pilgrimes…

Color: Hand Color

7.4 x 5.8 inches
18.8 x 14.7 cm

Originally published in Hondius' Atlas Minor this attractive miniature map of Asia Minor was one of the many Hondius copperplates used by the English travel writer Samuel Purchas to illustrate the text of his important and influential collection of voyages. The finely engraved map is derived from Hondius' folio map and extends to include Cyprus and Crete. On a complete sheet of English text with an interesting description and the region and its history.


Condition: A

Narrow, but adequate, side margins as issued.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/1/2010