Auction 149, Lot 503

"Granada et Murcia", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Southern Spain

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

5.5 x 3.9 inches
14 x 9.9 cm

This map of southern Spain extends from the Strait of Gibraltar east just past Cartagena. Numerous tiny towns are noted, including Malaga, Granada, Almeria, and Murcia. Embellished with two ships engaged in battle and a strapwork cartouche. 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) #6130:342.

Condition: A

Nice impression and color with a hint of toning.

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 5/21/2014