Auction 127, Lot 457

"Les Isles Britanique ou se Trouvent les Royaumes d'Angleterre, d'Ecosse, et d'Irlande", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Britain

Period: 1706 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 17.8 inches
48.3 x 45.2 cm

This attractive map of the British Isles is embellished with a large decorative title cartouche. Unusually, the latitude and longitude of major cities are noted in the cartouche at upper right. The map is also graced with a fine compass rose.

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Condition: B

Toned with a few minor spots and a couple small holes in the top margin.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/25/2009

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