Auction 121, Lot 436

"Les Isles Britanniques ou sont le Royaumes d'Angleterre…", Delisle/Covens & Mortier

Subject: Britain

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 18 inches
57.2 x 45.7 cm

Striking map of the British Isles published by Covens and Mortier features De l'Isle's characteristic crisp style and topographical detail. The large title cartouche incorporates figures and sea monsters and is surmounted by Neptune. The scale cartouche is flanked by dogs.

References:

Condition: A

A nice, sturdy sheet with a couple of light creases.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/26/2007

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