Auction 148, Lot 595

"Sardinia", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Sardinia

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

5.2 x 3.7 inches
13.2 x 9.4 cm

Attractive miniature map of Sardinia with north oriented to the left. Towns, rivers, and the mountainous topography are depicted. The map is embellished with a title cartouche in the form of two birds spouting water. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7530:342.

Condition: A

A fine impression with minor show-through of text on verso.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/19/2014