Auction 148, Lot 594

"Malta", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Malta

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

5.3 x 3.8 inches
13.5 x 9.7 cm

Charming miniature map of Malta with towns depicted with castles. The map is embellished with a horned sea monster and a decorative strapwork cartouche. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7590:342.

Condition: B+

Light toning and show-through of text on verso.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/19/2014