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Auction 125, Lot 463

"Frugiferi ac Ameni Herefordiae Comitatus qui olim pars suit Silurum delineatio", Saxton/Hole

Subject: England

Period: 1637 (published)

Publication: Camden's Britannia

Color: Hand Color

12.3 x 11.2 inches
31.2 x 28.4 cm

An early map of the county of Herefordshire engraved by William Hole 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 strapwork title cartouche, compass rose incorporated in the scale cartouche and fine coat of arms.


Condition: A

Nice impression and lovely old color. There are a couple tiny tears in the blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/24/2008