Auction 148, Lot 596

"Corsica", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Corsica

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

5.3 x 3.8 inches
13.5 x 9.7 cm

A handsome miniature map of Corsica, showing towns, rivers, and the topography of the island. The map is embellished with a strapwork title cartouches and a distance scale depicted in a shell. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7520:342.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/19/2014