Auction 149, Lot 502

"Legio", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Northern Spain

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

5.4 x 3.9 inches
13.7 x 9.9 cm

This miniature map depicts the northern coast of Spain from Ribadeo in the west to approximately Santander in the east, and extends south to Vallodolid and Zamora. Adorned with a strapwork cartouche, compass rose, and stippled sea. 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) #6030:342.

Condition: A

Nice impression and color with a hint of toning and a few minor printer's creases.

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 5/21/2014