"Les Noms et les Regions des Vents", Hondius/Bertius
Subject: Wind Rose
Period: 1618 (published)
Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…
Color: Hand Color
3.7 x 3.6 inches
9.4 x 9.1 cm
This is an elaborate 32-point wind rose, or compass rose. North is denoted with a fleur-de-lis, and east and south are illustrated with a lion and a sea monster. French text on verso explaining and naming the various winds.
References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99.
A nice impression with very light toning, a few small spots, and damp stains in the far blank margins.