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Auction 151, Lot 515

"Galecia", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Northwestern Spain

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

5.4 x 3.9 inches
13.7 x 9.9 cm

A charming miniature map of Galicia, just north of Portugal. The map extends east as far as Oviedo and south past Vigo. Towns, rivers and political boundaries are noted throughout. The map is embellished with two strapwork cartouches and a moiré patterned sea. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #6045:342.

Condition: A

A nice impression with attractive color on watermarked paper and a hint of toning.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 11/19/2014