Auction 151, Lot 555

"Morea", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Southern Greece

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 depicts the historic peninsula of Morea. The map is embellished with a sea monster, a moiré patterned sea, and two strapwork cartouches. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7820:342.

Condition: A

A dark impression that is slightly uneven at top with attractive color and a hint of toning.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 11/19/2014