Auction 151, Lot 571

"Senense Territorium", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Central Italy

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 southern Tuscany with north oriented to the left. The map extends north to Siena and south to include the islands of Giglio and Giannutri. The map is adorned with a strapwork distance scale and a shell-like title cartouche. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7210:342.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $50

Closed on 11/19/2014