"Brtiannicae Insulae in quibus Albium sive Britannia Maior Iuernia sive Britannia Minor tum et Orcades, Ebudes, Cassiterides", Sanson/Mariette
Period: 1641 (dated)
Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes les parties du Monde…
Color: Hand Color
20.6 x 15.6 inches
52.3 x 39.6 cm
This uncommon map depicts the Roman tribes, towns and ancient divisions. It was engraved by Melchior Tavernier. Curiously, there is no engraved border on the right. The title is enclosed in a lovely strapwork cartouche.
References: Philips (A) 4260; Shirley (BI) #515.