Auction 122, Lot 473

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

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 22.3 inches
48.3 x 56.6 cm

Handsome, large map of the 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. The map is densely engraved with detail including roads.

References:

Condition: B

A nice impression with original color on a sturdy sheet. There are some faint mildew spots, mostly confined to the margins. A little color offsetting can be seen within the map.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/5/2007

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