Auction 130, Lot 423

"[Lot of 2] Gros Britanni Oder Engelland Schottland und Irrland [and] Gross-Britannien Bestehende in Drey Konigreiche Irland Scotland und Engelland",

Subject: Britain

Period: 1704-1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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1) Gros Britanni Oder Engelland Schottland und Irrland, by J.G. Schreiber, from Atlas Selectus…, original color, (9.2 x 6.3"). Finely engraved German-produced map with a large cartouche with the royal coat of arms. There are a few minor spots in the map.

2) Gross-Britannien Bestehende in Drey Konigreiche Irland Scotland und Engelland, by G. Bodenehr, Augsburg, outline color, (11.8 x 6.8"). This is a beautifully composed small map flanked by the title cartouche and the royal coat of arms with tables showing the political divisions. The plate was originated by Johann Stridbeck Junior, circa 1700. This is the second state, published by Bodenehr, circa 1704. Minor toning in the margins and in bottom border and the publisher's imprint.

References: Shirley (BI) Schreiber 1.

Condition: B+

See individual descriptions.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/2/2009

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