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Auction 146, Lot 744

"Tunetanum Regnum", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum

Color: Hand Color

5.3 x 3.8 inches
13.5 x 9.7 cm
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A charming miniature map of the Barbary coast from Oran in the west to Tripoli in the east. A few sparse towns, rivers, and mountain ranges are depicted. Adorned with two decorative cartouches, one of which is blank. Latin text on verso.

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

Condition: B+

A nice impression with even overall toning and a few minute worm holes in top blank margin.

Estimate: $80 - $95


Closed on 9/4/2013