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Auction 146, Lot 745

"Barbaria", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Northern Africa

Period: 1618 (circa)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum

Color: Hand Color

5.2 x 3.8 inches
13.2 x 9.7 cm
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An interesting small map of Morocco from a Dutch history book. The map includes a finely rendered ship sailing into the Strait of Gibraltar and a decorative title cartouche. Set in a full sheet of Dutch text (7.8 x 12.5").

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

Condition: A

Attractive color with light toning and a small damp stain along sheet edge at right.

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 9/4/2013