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Auction 101, Lot 293

"Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae Tabulae, Die Britannischen Insulen", Merian, Matthaus

Subject: Britain

Period: 1650 (circa)


Color: Black & White

14 x 10.6 inches
35.6 x 26.9 cm
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Handsome map of Britain based on Blaeu. Inset of the Orkney Islands is enclosed in a strapwork cartouche and the map is beautifully embellished with the royal coat of arms, sailing ships, a compass rose and a garland draped title cartouche. Merian's signature at bottom right.

References: Shirley [BI] #489.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $375 - $425

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/4/2002