Auction 127, Lot 477

"Magnae Britanniae Pars Meridionalis, in qua Regnum Angliae Tam In Septem Antiqua Anglo-Saxonum Regna…", Homann, Johann Baptist

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1716 (published)

Publication: Grosser Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 22.3 inches
48.3 x 56.6 cm

Handsome, large map of England and Wales with a beautiful decorative cartouche surrounded by angels and the British coat of arms. Two other angels hold the Welsh armorial shield, and at bottom is a large vignette of the king holding court. The map is densely engraved with detail including roads.

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Condition: B+

A beautiful example with strong, original color, dark early impression on thick hand laid paper with full, original margins. There is a small stain near Scotland in the blank sea, else fine.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $425

Closed on 2/25/2009

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