Auction 107, Lot 311

"Prospectus Cantabrigiae Occidentalis (The Prospect of Cambridge from the West)", Kip, Johannes

Subject: England

Period: 1708 (circa)

Publication: The Nouveau Theater of Great Britain

Color: Black & White

Size:
23.5 x 16.4 inches
59.7 x 41.7 cm

A superb view of Cambridge with a wheat-harvesting scene in the foreground. The city's skyline is numbered with a key to the major buildings at bottom. Latin title in banner with the English title in the top margin.

References:

Condition: A

Plate number XXXIX has been neatly added in manuscript brown ink in lower margin. Very slight toning along centerfold, else fine.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,400

Sold for: $700

Closed on 6/9/2004

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