Brittany, France: Britannia by Petrus Bertius & Jodocus Hondius, 1618.

Brittany, France: Britannia by Petrus Bertius & Jodocus Hondius, 1618.

By: Petrus Bertius & Jodocus Hondius

£65.00

Description

DH302104. Original and scarce miniature map of the Brittany region of France. Printed in 1618 in 'La Geographie Racourcie' in Paris. Size: 13.8cm x 9.7cm. Original copper engraving. Map features a decorative title cartouche with text in Latin. French title above the map with French text to the reverse. Includes a scale in miles. Age staining to the margins which only very slightly affects the map. In very good, clean condition overall.

These miniature maps by Bertius and engraved by Hondius have been referred to as 'undoubtedly the finest set of miniature maps ever printed'.

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