Auction 111, Lot 364

"Brtiannicae Insulae in quibus Albium sive Britannia Maior Iuernia sive Britannia Minor tum et Orcades, Ebudes, Cassiterides", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Britain

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.

Condition: A

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $350

Closed on 6/8/2005