Auction 129, Lot 487

"Accuratissima Angliae Regni et Walliae Principatus Descriptio…", Wit, Frederick de

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1690 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 22.8 inches
48.3 x 57.9 cm

This is a superb, classical Dutch map of England and Wales showing immense detail of the cities and towns. Hadrian's Wall crosses from Solway Firth to Newcastle near the border with Scotland. The map is adorned fine title cartouche suspended within a cloud background encircled with putti and the royal coat of arms of England.

References:

Condition: A

Crisp impression with original color on sturdy ivory toned paper. There is an old marginal repair near centerfold.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/23/2009

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