Auction 126, Lot 471

"[Lot of 3] Anglia [and] L'Angleterre Suivant les Nouvelles Observations… [and] L'Angleterre Divisee en 5 Grandes Parties",

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1625-1766

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Color: Black & White

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1) Anglia, by Hondius from Samuel Purchas His Pilgrims, published in London, 1625, uncolored (7.3 x 5.5) on a sheet (12.8 x 8.3") with English text. Nicely engraved small map of England and Wales derived from Mercator's folio map of 1595. Part of Ireland is shown across the Irish Sea. The seas are fully engraved in moiré as typical for Mercator. Nice impression on fine sheet with no flaws except for a little edge staining at bottom of very wide blank margin. (A)
2) L'Angleterre Suivant les Nouvelles Observations…, by Peter vander Aa, Leiden, circa 1713, uncolored, (11.5 x8.8"). This small map includes considerable detail for its size and is embellished with a superb, pictorial cartouche. There are a few faint spots in the map and a couple minor repaired tears in the blank margins. (B+)
3) L'Angleterre Divisee en 5 Grandes Parties…, by Brion/Desnos, Paris, 1766, original color, (10 x 9.2") A finely engraved map with a very nice title cartouche. (A)

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Estimate: $180 - $220

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Closed on 12/3/2008

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