Auction 115, Lot 393

"Insulae Quaedam Minores ex Aebudis quae Mulam et Skiam insulas interjacent", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1654 (circa)

Publication: Atlas of Scotland

Color: Black & White

Size:
20 x 15 inches
50.8 x 38.1 cm

Lovely map of the islands in the Sound of Rhum. Sub-titled "Some of the Smaller Western Yles, lying between the Yles of Mule and Skye." The map is oriented with west at top and is richly embellished with decorative cartouches, sailing ships, rhumb lines and four compass roses. Map is attributed to Timothy Pont.

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Condition: C

Nice impression with original margins. Paper repair on bottom centerfold. Overall toning and foxing that can easily be cleaned.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/21/2006

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