Auction 110, Lot 339

"Insulae Albion et Hibernia cum minoribus adjacentibus", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: Britain

Period: 1654 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

17.5 x 15 inches
44.5 x 38.1 cm

Great map of the British Isles after the cartography of Mercator. Delineates and names counties with hand coloring and engraved line. Names cities and shows major rivers. Decorative title cartouche and border with latitude and longitude markers. Dutch text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Atlantes) #5000H:2A.

Condition: B

Dark impression with original coloring with wide margins. A few faint spots or surface soiling, else very good.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $400

Closed on 3/2/2005