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Auction 125, Lot 465

"Westmorlandiae Comitatus qui olim Spectauit ad Brigantas", 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 Westmoreland 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.


Condition: A

Dark impression and lovely old color with some damp stains in blank margins and a tiny rust stain in the title cartouche.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/24/2008