Auction 99, Lot 302

"Chili", Hondius/Jansson

Subject: Chile

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Black & White

Size:
8 x 6 inches
20.3 x 15.2 cm

A very decorative small map based on Henricus Hondius' folio map of the coast of Chili. North is oriented to the left, as indicated by the large compass rose. The map is further embellished with decorative title and scale of miles cartouches and a scroll containing a key. German text on verso.

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Condition: B

Couple of very faint spots. Worm track in lower margin just touching neatline.

Estimate: $140 - $160

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/12/2002

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