Auction 114, Lot 362

"Surria Vernacule Surrey", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: England

Period: 1645 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 14.8 inches
49.5 x 37.6 cm

Beautiful county map with London illustrated at upper right. The map is fully engraved to show the topography, forests, parks, towns and villages, and divided into the thirteen hundreds. Richly embellished with the royal coat of arms and the armorials of ten noblemen; three of which are blank. The title cartouche features a stag and hunting hound. French text on verso.


Condition: A

Fine impression and original color. Light foxing in blank margins.

Estimate: $800 - $1,000

Sold for: $850

Closed on 3/1/2006