Auction 149, Lot 589

"Natolia", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Turkey

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

5.4 x 3.7 inches
13.7 x 9.4 cm

Charming miniature map of Turkey and Cyprus showing major towns and rivers. Adorned with two strapwork cartouches. 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) #8110:342.

Condition: A

Nice impression and color with minor show-through of text on verso.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 5/21/2014