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Auction 147, Lot 668

"Barbaria", 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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This interesting small map of Northern Africa extends to include the Iberian Peninsula and the western Mediterranean. The map is adorned with a finely rendered ship sailing into the Strait of Gibraltar and a decorative title cartouche. Latin text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol III) #8610:342.

Condition: B+

A fine impression with toning and a few minute worm holes in top blank margin.

Estimate: $80 - $95

Sold for: $60

Closed on 11/20/2013