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Auction 151, Lot 557

"Cefalonia", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Cephalonia, 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 island of Cephalonia, just off the western shore of Greece. The map is adorned with two sea monsters and a strapwork title cartouche. French text on verso.

References: Zacharakis #371/236; King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7876:342.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $55

Closed on 11/19/2014