Auction 127, Lot 456

"Isles Britanniques", Sanson, Nicolas Fils

Subject: Britain

Period: 1700 (published)

Publication: Description de tout l'Univers

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7 x 9 inches
17.8 x 22.9 cm

Lovely, small map of the British Isles with good detail of the major cities and rivers. The Shetland and Faro Islands are included at the top of the map, while a bit of the coastline of France shows in the bottom right corner. The map is decorated with a large title cartouche. Engraved by Antoine de Winter.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/25/2009

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