Auction 110, Lot 340

"Insulae Albion et Hibernia cum minoribus adjacentibus", Seller, John

Subject: Britain

Period: 1695 (circa)


Color: Black & White

5.7 x 4.8 inches
14.5 x 12.2 cm

A simple miniature map with detail limited to the counties of the two islands. Delineates and names counties in Albion Britannica Insula, but only names them in Hibernia. Title cartouche formed by a drooping tree.


Condition: B

Dark impression on a sheet of hand laid paper with wide margins. Two tiny worm tracks in map and two more in border that are visible only by holding map to the light. A few small and light spots.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $45

Closed on 3/2/2005