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Auction 150, Lot 477

"Estremadura", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Western Spain

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

5.6 x 3.9 inches
14.2 x 9.9 cm
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A charming miniature map of the Extremadura community in western Spain, centered on Merida. The map extends from Badajoz in the west to Caceres in the North. Adorned with 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) #6051:342.

Condition: A

Nice impression and color with a hint of toning.

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 9/17/2014