Auction 154, Lot 490

"Provence", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Southern France

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum…

Color: Hand Color

5.5 x 3.8 inches
14 x 9.7 cm

Charming miniature map of the south of France filled with tiny villages and river systems. The map is adorned with two strapwork cartouches enclosing the title and the distance scale. French text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #4700:342.

Condition: B+

A slightly uneven impression on watermarked paper with one tiny worm hole in the image and a hint of toning.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/16/2015