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Auction 146, Lot 507

"Britannia", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Western France

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum

Color: Hand Color

5.4 x 3.8 inches
13.7 x 9.7 cm
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A charming miniature map of the Brittany region in France, including the towns of Nantes, Rennes and Brest. There is good detail of towns, political boundaries, rivers, and the topography of the land. Adorned with a strapwork cartouche. Latin text on verso.

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

Condition: B+

A nice impression with even overall toning.

Estimate: $80 - $95

Sold for: $55

Closed on 9/4/2013