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Auction 189, Lot 400

"[Lot of 3] Lagenia [and] Media [and] Udrone", Hondius/Bertius

Subject: Eastern Ireland

Period: 1616 (circa)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum

Color: Hand Color

5.5 x 3.9 inches
14 x 9.9 cm
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This matched set of 3 miniature maps were published in the section on Ireland from Bertius' geographical treatise. The maps depict Leinster, County Meath, and County Carlow in eastern Ireland. Each map is beautifully engraved with a strapwork title cartouche. While the majority of the maps for Bertius' geographical treatise were engraved by Jodocus Hondius Jr. after Mercator, the individual maps of England, Scotland, and Ireland were engraved by Salomon Rogiers after John Speed. Latin text on verso. Sizes vary slightly.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 96-99; Law, pp. 14-18; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #5910:342, #5911:342, & #5915:342.

Condition: B+

All three maps have a light dampstain at bottom right.

Estimate: $240 - $300


Closed on 9/14/2022