Auction 126, Lot 475

"Montgomeria Comitatus et Comitatus Mervinia", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: Wales

Period: 1645 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Major

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

This is a splendid map of Merioneth and the duchy of Montgomery. The map is richly embellished with two ships sailing in Cardigan Bay, three coats of arms and two figurative cartouches featuring a surveyor, putti and Welsh shepherds and their flocks.

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Condition: A+

Sharp impression and superb original color.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/3/2008

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