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Auction 118, Lot 563

"Denbigh Comitatus pars Olim Ordovicum", Saxton/Kip

Subject: Wales

Period: 1607 (published)

Publication: Camden's Britannia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 10.5 inches
31.8 x 26.7 cm

This is an attractive map of Denbigh, formerly a county in northern Wales that is now a part of Flint. The map is graphically engraved to show rivers, hills and forests and adorned with two strapwork cartouches. Latin text on verso. William Camden first issued his Britannia in 1586, but did not include maps until the 1607 edition.

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Condition: A

Paper edges are chipped with several tiny edge tears, all well away from map.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Unsold

Closed on 3/6/2007

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