Auction 108, Lot 309

"Nouvelle Carte d'Angleterre, d'Ecosse et d'Irlande avec des Instructions pour Connoitre les Differents Etats de la Couronne d'Angleterre en Europe, Asie, Afrique, et Amerique", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Britain

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Black & White

Size:
19.5 x 17.4 inches
49.5 x 44.2 cm

Very unusual map of the British Isles with insets of the Western and Eastern Hemispheres. The Western Hemisphere shows the Island of California and a partial coastline of New Zealand. The Eastern Hemisphere shows only part of Australia. The large map of Britain is nicely detailed and the sheet includes numerous tables of relative information. At top left and right are the royal coats of arms of Britain, England, Scotland and Ireland.

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Condition: A

Bit of faint toning on folds, still very good with a sharp impression. Trimmed close at bottom left for binding.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/29/2004

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