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Auction 130, Lot 436

"Anglia in Septem Anglo-Saxonum Regna…", Schenk, Pieter

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1690 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

18.8 x 21.3 inches
47.8 x 54.1 cm
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This is a scarce map of England and Wales that shows the seven historic kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon period. The map is densely engraved with information with a key at bottom identifying the various symbols used for place names. The title cartouche is surmounted by the British Royal Arms, dating from the reign of William and Mary.

References: Shirley (BI) Schenk #2.

Condition: A

Sharp impression and lovely old color with a few insignificant, tiny spots. The centerfold has been professionally reinforced with Japanese tissue on verso.

Estimate: $900 - $1,000

Sold for: $650

Closed on 12/2/2009