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Auction 125, Lot 452

"Novissima prae caeteris aliis accuratissima Regnorum Angliae Scotiae Hiberniae…", Schenk, Pieter

Subject: Britain

Period: 1706 (dated)


Color: Black & White

19 x 22.5 inches
48.3 x 57.2 cm

This fine decorative map of Britain was based on De Wit's map of the same title. It is filled with detail and inset with the Faro, Shetland and Orkney Islands. The drape title cartouche is surrounded by clouds in which putti display the coats of arms of England, Scotland, and Ireland. This is the second state with the date added in the cartouche.

References: Shirley (BI) Schenk 1.

Condition: A+

Strong impression.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $450

Closed on 9/24/2008