Auction 149, Lot 508

"Portugallia", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Portugal

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum

Color: Hand Color

5.3 x 3.7 inches
13.5 x 9.4 cm

A handsome miniature map of Portugal, with north oriented to the right. There is good detail of the towns and rivers in the region. Adorned with two strapwork cartouches. Latin text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with even overall toning and a printer's crease.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 5/21/2014