Auction 149, Lot 473

"Dania", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Denmark

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

5.3 x 3.8 inches
13.5 x 9.7 cm

This miniature map of Denmark extends to include southern Sweden and parts of northern Germany. Tiny towns, river, and islands are shown. The majority of the maps for Bertius' geographical treatise were engraved by Jodocus Hondius Jr. after Mercator. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #1500:342.

Condition: A

A fine impression on watermarked paper with attractive color and one small spot below title cartouche.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $85

Closed on 5/21/2014