Auction 150, Lot 658

"I. S. Lauretij sive Madagascar", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Madagascar

Period: 1616 (circa)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5.3 x 3.8 inches
13.5 x 9.7 cm

Charming miniature map of Madagascar that the Portuguese named St. Laurence. North is oriented to the left and the Tropic of Capricorn cuts across the southern tip of the island. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #8900:342.

Condition: A

A fine impression and attractive color on watermarked paper with a faint damp stain in left blank margin, far from image.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $65

Closed on 9/17/2014

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