Auction 142, Lot 451

"Rhinolandiae, Amstelandiae, et Circumjacent . Aliquot Territorioru, Accurata Desc…", Hondius, Henricus

Subject: Netherlands

Period: 1629 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.8 x 17.8 inches
55.4 x 45.2 cm

This attractive map of Holland is centered on the area around Amsterdam, Leiden and Haarlem, with north is oriented to the right. The tiny street patterns of the major cities are shown along with good detail of the surrounding provinces. Numerous sailing ships are shown in the sea and a native stands just above the title cartouche, holding the distance scale. French text on verso.

References:

Condition: B+

A centerfold separation that enters 1" into map at bottom has been repaired on verso with old paper. The map has a few tiny scattered spots and remnants of paper tape on verso along the top edge of the sheet.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $250

Closed on 11/28/2012

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