Auction 148, Lot 551

"Polonia", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Eastern Poland, Western Ukraine and Belarus

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

5.3 x 3.8 inches
13.5 x 9.7 cm

A miniature map of Poland, extending east to Kiev, Ukraine along the Dnieper River (Nijepper flu.). The map is filled with information on towns and rivers. Embellished with two strapwork cartouches and a moire-patterned sea. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #1900:342.

Condition: B+

Light show-through of text on verso.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/19/2014