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Auction 151, Lot 658

"Descriptio Regni Malabar", Bertius/Claesz

Subject: India, Sri Lanka

Period: 1600 (published)

Publication: Tabulae Geographicae Contractae

Color: Hand Color

4.7 x 3.4 inches
11.9 x 8.6 cm

This attractive miniature map depicts the southern tip of India and the northern portion of Sri Lanka. Several islands are also displayed off the western coast, presumably a portion of the Maldives.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol III) #8335:341B

Condition: B+

Light text show-through.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 11/19/2014