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Auction 166, Lot 1

"Petrus Bertius", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Frontispiece, Portrait

Period: 1618 (published)

Publication: Theatri Geographiae Veteris...

Color: Black & White

5.9 x 7.8 inches
15 x 19.8 cm
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This portrait of Petrus Bertius appeared at the beginning of his edition of Theatri Geographiae Veteris, which was printed in Leyden by Isaac Elzevir and published in Amsterdam by Jodocus Hondius. Bertius' birthday, November 14, 1565, appears within his portrait. A quote from Daniel Heinsius appears below the portrait.


Condition: B+

There is a soft horizontal crease and a few spots of foxing.

Estimate: $80 - $95

Sold for: $170

Closed on 2/14/2018