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Lot 317
By: Edward Wells
Subject: Central Europe, Germany
Date: 1701 (published)

Publication: A New Set of Maps Both of Antient and Present Geography

Condition Code: A

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Color: hand color

Size: 18.9 x 14.2 inches
         48.0 x 36.1 cm


    This English map of Germany is filled with ancient place names and identifies the locations of various Germanic tribes, including the Ingaevones, the Irminones, and the Istaevones. The Danube River is prominently shown and also identified as "the boundary's of the Roman Empire." Several short notes are included regarding the origins of various tribes. The map extends south to the Gulf of Venice. The title cartouche features merfolk and a dedication to Prince William, Duke of Glocester. Engraved by Sutton Nicholls.

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

Condition Description: A clean and bright example with a short, professionally repaired centerfold separation in bottom blank margin. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Ref: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.WELL-1a #12.

Estimate:
$200.00 - $230.00


Sold for: $140.00

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