Auction 151, Lot 510

"Britannia", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Western 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 Brittany region in France, including the towns of Nantes, Rennes and Brest. There is good detail of towns, political boundaries, rivers, and the topography of the land. Adorned with a strapwork cartouche. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #4450:342.

Condition: A

A fine impression with attractive color, a hint of toning, and a minor damp stain in top left corner, away from image.

Estimate: $80 - $95

Sold for: $55

Closed on 11/19/2014