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Auction 118, Lot 537

"Isles Britanniques", Sanson, Nicolas Fils

Subject: Britain

Period: 1699 (published)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7 x 9 inches
17.8 x 22.9 cm

Lovely, smaller map of the British Isles with good detail of the major cities and rivers. The Shetland and Faro Islands are included at the top of the map, while a bit of the coastline of France shows in the bottom right corner. The map is decorated with a large title cartouche. Engraved by Antoine de Winter.

References:

Condition: A

Nice, sharp impression with folds as issued. Paper added to extend binding trim at lower right.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $190

Closed on 3/6/2007

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