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Auction 95, Lot 322

"Narsinga et Ceylon", Bertius, Petrus

Subject: India and Sri Lanka

Period: 1618 (circa)

Publication: Tabularum geographicarum contractarum

Color: Black & White

4.9 x 3.5 inches
12.4 x 8.9 cm
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Charming miniature map of the southern tip of India and Ceylon. Cities are located along the coastlines, but little other detail. Strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius to whom Bertius was related. Latin text on verso.


Condition: B

Show through of Latin text on verso, else very good.

Estimate: $180 - $200

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/13/2001