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Henricus Hondius:  Mappa Aestivarum Insularum alias Barmudas dictarum . . .

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Title: Mappa Aestivarum Insularum alias Barmudas dictarum . . .

Map Maker: Henricus Hondius

Place / Date: Amsterdam / 1633 ca

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 20 x 15.5 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $1,600.00

Inventory ID: 36476


Description:

Nice example of Hondius' map of Bermuda, with decorative cartouche, compass rose, and other embellishments.

The map is based upon John Norwood's survey of 1618, as first published by John Speed in 1626-27.

The text at the bottom includes a division into lots and tribes and a list of the Proprietors.  The nomenclature is a mix of English and Latin.


Condition Description: Minor repair at centerfold and some evidence of old misfolding at centerfold.


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