"Africae Pars Meridional", Hondius/Bertius
Subject: Southern Africa
Period: 1618 (published)
Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…
Color: Hand Color
5.3 x 3.8 inches
13.5 x 9.7 cm
This handsome miniature map of southern Africa includes part of Madagascar. There is a significant amount of detail along the coasts and in the interior, representing the geographical knowledge of the early 17th century. A sailing ship and strapwork cartouche adorn the map. Latin text on verso.
References: cf. Norwich #153; King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #8800:342.
Attractive color with light toning.