Auction 150, Lot 526

"Liburnia", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Croatia

Period: 1616 (circa)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.3 x 3.7 inches
13.5 x 9.4 cm

This handsome miniature map of Croatia extends to include part of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The map shows numerous towns, including Fiuma (Rijeka) to the north. Many islands fill the coastline along the Adriatic Sea, here called the Golfo di Venetia. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7645:342.

Condition: A

A fine impression and attractive color with a minor damp stain in left blank margin, far from image.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/17/2014

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