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Auction 118, Lot 561

"Magnae Britanniae Pars Meridionalis, in qua Regnum Angliae Tam In Septem Antiqua Anglo-Saxonum Regna…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 22.3 inches
48.3 x 56.6 cm

A fine, large map of England and Wales with a beautiful decorative cartouche surrounded by angels and the British coat of arms. Two other angels hold the Welsh armorial shield, and at bottom is a large vignette of the king holding court. A lovely example with bright coloring and the cartouche uncolored as issued.

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Condition: A

A beautiful example with strong, original color, dark early impression on thick hand laid paper with full, original margins. A small stain near Scotland in blank sea, else fine.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $475

Closed on 3/6/2007

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