Dec 05, 2013 - Sale 2334

Sale 2334 - Lot 83

Price Realized: $ 2,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
HONDIUS, JOCODUS. America noviter delineata. Double-page engraved or engraved folding map, 415x555 mm, margins trimmed very close on top and bottom, supplied on sides; hand-colored in outline; numerous repairs along folds, several chips at top affecting neat line. Np, circa 1659

Additional Details

A very late printing of the map. There are decorative borders on the sides and on top, but there is no decorative border on the bottom. The first issue of the map had decorative borders on all sides. Later issues had no borders. There is no text on the verso of the map. When issued by Hondius there were six languages in use on the verso. The inset top right on this copy is labeled "Cartage" rather than "Cartagena." Burden dates this map to 1659 with an unknown or anonymous publisher. He does not address whether there were three or four decorative borders on this particular issue. An interesting curiosity. sold as is.