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Lot 253
By: Saxton/Hole
Subject: Scotland
Date: 1637 (published)

Publication: Camden's Britannia

Condition Code: B+

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Color: hand color

Size: 12.3 x 10.3 inches
         31.3 x 26.2 cm


    Hole's handsome map of Scotland is based on Mercator's 1595 map. The map extends to include the Hebrides Islands and a portion of the Orkney Islands, and is filled with place names and strong topographical features. The map is richly embellished with a strapwork title cartouche, elaborate compass rose, sea monster, sailing ship, and a stippled sea. Published in William Camden's Britannia.

See also lot 472 for Shirley's Maps in the Atlases of the British Library, which lists this map.

Condition Description: A crisp impression on watermarked paper with attractive color and an archivally repaired centerfold separation that enters 2.5" into image at bottom. There are light damp stains and a few tiny chips and tears along the edges of the sheet, well away from image.

Ref: Moir, p. 167; Shirley (BL Atlases) T.CAMD-1e.

Estimate:
$350.00 - $425.00


Sold for: $250.00

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