Auction 139, Lot 390

"Islanda", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Iceland

Period: 1618 (circa)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum

Color: Hand Color

5.3 x 4 inches
13.5 x 10.2 cm

This handsome miniature map depicts Iceland with an erupting volcano, and is based on Pieter van den Keere's map from the Map-treasury. Decorative title cartouche. Latin text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99.

Condition: B+

Toned with faint damp stains in blank margins.

Estimate: $250 - $325


Closed on 2/15/2012