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Auction 151, Lot 574

"Tractus Perusinus", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Central Italy

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

5.2 x 3.7 inches
13.2 x 9.4 cm

This handsome miniature map depicts the region in central Italy bounded by Lake Trasimeno and Lake Bolsena. Numerous towns are identified, including Perugia and Orvieto. The map is adorned with a decorative title cartouche incorporating the distance scale.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #7340:342.

Condition: A

Attractive color with a hint of toning.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $50

Closed on 11/19/2014