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Auction 125, Lot 462

"Norfolciae Comitatus quem oli iceni…", Saxton/Kip

Subject: England

Period: 1637 (published)

Publication: Camden's Britannia

Color: Hand Color

12.3 x 10.3 inches
31.2 x 26.2 cm

An early map of the county of Norfolk 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, key and scale cartouches, and a compass rose.


Condition: B+

Dark impression with some printer's ink residue and evidence of some plate cracks in side the map. A couple of tears in the bottom margin have been professionally repaired

Estimate: $250 - $300


Closed on 9/24/2008