Auction 126, Lot 488

"Hyberniae Regni in Provincias Ultoniam, Connachiam. Legeniam, Momoniamq", Allard, Carel

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1733 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.8 x 23.3 inches
50.3 x 59.2 cm

This is one of the most dramatically adorned maps of Ireland ever produced. A tableau of mythological figures enhance the two classical cartouches and the seas feature sailing ships, naval battles and sea monsters. The map is filled with detail of the topography, cities, fortifications, roads and trails.

References:

Condition: A

Sharp impression and lovely color. There is a printer's crease at right, else fine.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,500

Sold for: $1,100

Closed on 12/3/2008

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