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Auction 94, Lot 398

"Insulae & Ars Mosambique", Bertius, Petrus

Subject: Mozambique

Period: 1610 (circa)


Color: Black & White

5 x 3.4 inches
12.7 x 8.6 cm
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Charming miniature map of the island and its natural harbor that was a maritime trading center from the 10th to the mid 19th century. The Portuguese fort St. Gabriel dominates the island with two sailing ships and a fishing boat completing the map. German text on verso.


Condition: A

One faint spot in map, still very good overall.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 3/7/2001