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Auction 152, Lot 472

"Andaluzia", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Southwestern Spain

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

5.3 x 3.8 inches
13.5 x 9.7 cm
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A charming miniature map of the southwestern end of Spain, centered approximately on Seville and extending east to Corduba. A tiny ship sails the moiré-patterned sea. The majority of the maps for Bertius' geographical treatise were engraved by Jodocus Hondius Jr. after Mercator. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #6110:342.

Condition: A

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

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $50

Closed on 2/18/2015