Auction 150, Lot 538

"Italia", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Italy

Period: 1616 (circa)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

5.3 x 3.8 inches
13.5 x 9.7 cm

A handsome small map of Italy, including the islands of Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily. The map is adorned with strapwork title and distance scale cartouches and a stippled sea. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7000:342.

Condition: A

Attractive color on watermarked paper with a minor damp stain in left blank margin, far from image.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/17/2014