Auction 116, Lot 436

"Ducatus Eboracensis Pars Borealis - The Northriding of York Shire", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: England

Period: 1648 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

This map of North Yorkshire has a dramatic pictorial cartouche featuring fishermen. Across the top of the map are fifteen armorial shields, fourteen of which bear family names plus one left blank. There are two larger coats of arms, including the royal crest and the arms of England, in the upper corners. The map is filled with the detail typical of Blaeu's maps. French text on verso.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $700 - $900

Sold for: $800

Closed on 9/20/2006

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