Auction 103, Lot 303

"La Grande Bretagne ou les Royaumes d'Angleterre et d'Ecosse comme aussi le Royaume d'Irlande Divisee par Provinces", Lotter, Tobias Conrad

Subject: Britain

Period: 1772 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.7 x 19.2 inches
57.7 x 48.8 cm

Copper-engraved map of the British Isles, with coats-of-arms of England, Scotland and Ireland. Large and elaborate cartouche, five distance scales. A decorative cartouche in upper left shows the coats of arms of England, Scotland, and Ireland. In the upper left is a highly decorated title cartouche with a pastoral scene, and the British coat of arms with crown, unicorn, and lion. The three kingdoms are coloured separately

References: Phillips (A) 3513-11.

Condition: B

Good impression and original color on thick paper with large anchor watermark. Separation into map at lower centerfold with old repair on verso and two tiny worm holes in ocean top left of centerfold, else very good.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $325

Closed on 6/11/2003