Auction 122, Lot 462

"Rutlandshire", Speed/Kaerius

Subject: England

Period: 1632 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.8 x 3.3 inches
12.2 x 8.4 cm

Charming, miniature map of Rutlandshire from the 'miniature Speed' atlas engraved by Peter van der Keere. The map is adorned with a strapwork title cartouche and the checkerboard scale of miles typical of that issue. The verso has an interesting description of Huntingtonshire in English.

References: King, [2nd ed], pp 102-3.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $85

Closed on 12/5/2007

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