Auction 113, Lot 417

"Penbrochia Comitatus et Comitatus Caermaridunum", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: Wales

Period: 1650 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

21 x 16.2 inches
53.3 x 41.1 cm

Impressive map of Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire embellished with the Royal Arms, a garland of eleven regional crests, and the feathered crown of the Prince of Wales. The decorative title cartouche features animals, fish and putti. Latin text on verso.

References: Booth, Antique Maps of Wales, #15 .

Condition: B

Lovely original color. Some stains in top margins, with a few stray stains in map. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/7/2005