Auction 147, Lot 56

"Globus Coelestris", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Celestial

Period: 1616 (dated)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum

Color: Black & White

5.5 x 3.8 inches
14 x 9.7 cm

Splendid miniature celestial chart in two hemispheres surrounded by a strapwork border. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #0010:342.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with minor soiling at bottom of image.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $300

Closed on 11/20/2013