Auction 151, Lot 572

"Thuscia", 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 charming miniature map depicts the Tuscany and Lazio regions from Firenze in the north to Rome in the south. Tiny towns, rivers, and lakes fill the map, which is adorned with a strapwork title cartouche and a decorative distance scale. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7200:342.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $50

Closed on 11/19/2014