Auction 137, Lot 841

"Nova Guinea et Ins. Salomonis", Bertius, Petrus

Subject: New Guinea

Period: 1616 (circa)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum

Color: Hand Color

5.5 x 3.8 inches
14 x 9.7 cm

Charming miniature map showing the northern coastlines of New Guinea and the Solomon Islands with numerous place names and the southern coastlines purely conjectural. Title in decorative cartouche. Latin text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 80-82.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/14/2011