Auction 148, Lot 491

"Gotland", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Gotland, Sweden

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

5.3 x 3.8 inches
13.5 x 9.7 cm

This charming miniature map depicts the island of Gotland, with several towns named throughout. Soundings are noted along the coast, and the map is adorned with a 16-point compass rose. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #1425:342.

Condition: B+

Light toning and show-through of text on verso.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/19/2014