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Auction 147, Lot 537

"Cyprus", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Cyprus

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum

Color: Black & White

5.3 x 3.8 inches
13.5 x 9.7 cm
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A handsome miniature map of Cyprus, showing towns, rivers, and the topography of the island. The map is embellished with a moire-patterned sea, two galleons, and two strapwork cartouches. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Stylianou #95, fig. 99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #8130:342.

Condition: A

Minor show-through of text on verso.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $275

Closed on 11/20/2013