Auction 125, Lot 459

"Huntingdon Comitatus qui Pars suir Icenorum", Saxton/Kip

Subject: England

Period: 1637 (published)

Publication: Camden's Britannia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.3 x 10.3 inches
31.2 x 26.2 cm

An early map of the county of Huntingdon engraved by William Kip and based upon the famous survey by Christopher Saxton. It is fully engraved to illustrate all the salient features of the county including market towns, forests, parks, hills and bridges. Decorated with large strapwork title and scale cartouches.

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Condition: A

Crisp impression with nice old color. There are some minor tears in the blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/24/2008

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