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Auction 116, Lot 424

"Carte Generale des Royaumes d'Angleterre Escosse et Irlande…", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Britain

Period: 1640 (dated)

Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.8 x 16 inches
52.8 x 40.6 cm
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This scarce map of the British Isles is finely engraved and includes an inset of the Shetland Islands. Two strapwork cartouches balance the upper corners.

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Condition: B

Repaired 5" tear at lower left in an unengraved area with some minor creases.

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $325

Closed on 9/20/2006

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