Auction 125, Lot 461

"Brecknoc Comitatus pars olim Silurum", Saxton/Vaughan

Subject: Wales

Period: 1637 (published)

Publication: Camden's Britannia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.3 x 10.5 inches
31.2 x 26.7 cm

An early map of the county of Brecknokeshire engraved by Robert Vaughan 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

Sharp impression and attractive old color.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $70

Closed on 9/24/2008

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