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Auction 125, Lot 468

"Somerset Shire", Morden, Robert

Subject: England

Period: 1695 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

16 x 14 inches
40.6 x 35.6 cm

This is an attractive map of the county of Somerset in the southwest of England. The map is filled with names of towns and pictorial depictions of forests, cities and towns, including a simplified plan of Bristol. An elegantly engraved aquatic cartouche completes the composition.


Condition: A

A nice impression on sturdy paper with folds as issued and attractive later color. Narrow (1/4") but adequate margin at right.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/24/2008