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Auction 146, Lot 521

"Descriptio Gadium", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Cadiz, Spain

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum

Color: Hand Color

5.1 x 3.9 inches
13 x 9.9 cm
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A charming miniature map of Cadiz, showing several castles and the mountainous topography. Adorned with a sailing ship and a sea monster. 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: $60

Closed on 9/4/2013