Auction 126, Lot 463

"Somerset Shire", Morden, Robert

Subject: England

Period: 1695 (circa)

Publication: Camden's Britannia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

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Condition: B+

There are a couple of small stains at bottom and remnants of mounting tape hinges on verso.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $140

Closed on 12/3/2008

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