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Auction 151, Lot 505

"Franciae Comitatus", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Northern France

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

5.4 x 3.8 inches
13.7 x 9.7 cm

A charming miniature map of the region surrounding Paris, filled with details of towns, rivers and forested areas. The map is adorned with two strapwork cartouches. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #4300:342.

Condition: A

A fine impression with attractive color, a hint of toning, and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $95 - $120

Sold for: $60

Closed on 11/19/2014