Auction 130, Lot 437

"Britannia Saxonica", Morden, Robert

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1695 (published)

Publication: Camden's Britannia

Color: Black & White

11.5 x 14.5 inches
29.2 x 36.8 cm

The Saxon kingdoms are the focus of this historical map of England and Wales. Saxon place names and battlefields are shown. The distance scale cartouche includes a key to the symbols used and gives examples of Saxon lettering. The map was engraved by John Stuart, with his imprint at bottom.

References: Shirley (BI) Morden 12.

Condition: A

Good impression and wide original margins with a tape residue stain in the lower left margin, not affecting the map. Toned on verso.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/2/2009