Auction 103, Lot 302

"Isles Britanniques", Sanson, Nicolas Fils

Subject: Britain

Period: 1715 (published)


Color: Black & White

7.2 x 9.2 inches
18.3 x 23.4 cm

Attractive copper-engraved map of the British Isles. A surprising amount of detail is shown for the size. Includes the Faroe and Shetland Islands, Ireland, Scotland, Britain, the Channel and northwest tip of France. Decorative cartouche.


Condition: A

Dark, early impression. A few marginal spots, else fine. Folds as issued.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/11/2003