Auction 169, Lot 3

"Theatri Geographiae Veteris Tomus Posterior in quo Itinerarium Antonini Imperatoris Terrestre & Maritimum Provinciarum Romanarum...", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1618 (published)


Color: Hand Color

8.2 x 12.9 inches
20.8 x 32.8 cm

This elaborate architectural title page includes lovely strapwork elements, masks, garlands, fruits, flowers and birds. Bertius' edition of Theatri Geographiae Veteris was printed in Leyden by Isaac Elzevir and published in Amsterdam by Jodocus Hondius.

References: cf. Shirley (TP) #14a; Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #232.

Condition: B+

Very light toning with scattered foxing primarily confined to the blank margins and soiling along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/12/2018