Auction 121, Lot 433

"De Britanische Eilanden", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Britain

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7 x 9.1 inches
17.8 x 23.1 cm

Lovely, small 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 d'Winter.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/26/2007

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