Auction 148, Lot 378

"Hispaniola", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Hispaniola

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

5.3 x 3.8 inches
13.5 x 9.7 cm

A beautiful miniature map of the island also showing the eastern tip of Cuba. The ribbon style title cartouche incorporates the distance scale and the map is ornamented with a sea battle and two sea monsters. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #9630:342.

Condition: A

A fine impression with minor show-through of text on verso and a damp stain in bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/19/2014