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Auction 98, Lot 385

"Nova Guinea et Ins. Salomonis", Bertius, Petrus

Subject: South East Asia

Period: 1616 (circa)

Publication: Tabularum Geographicarum

Color: Black & White

5.3 x 3.8 inches
13.5 x 9.7 cm
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Charming miniature map showing the northern coastlines of New Guinea and the Solomon Islands with numerous place names and the southern coastlines purely conjectural. Title in decorative cartouche. Latin text on verso.

References: Tooley, (Australia) 164.

Condition: A

Crisp impression with a few wormholes in margin and one tiny wormhole in lower border.

Estimate: $325 - $350


Closed on 3/6/2002