Sao Tome: Insula St Thomae: Description de l'Isle de St Thomas by Petrus Bertius & Jodocus Hondius, 1618.

Sao Tome: Insula St Thomae: Description de l'Isle de St Thomas by Petrus Bertius & Jodocus Hondius, 1618.

By: Petrus Bertius & Jodocus Hondius

£45.00

Description

DH302104. Original and scarce miniature map of the island of Sao Tome. 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. Age staining to the margins which only very slightly affects the map. In very good plus, 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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