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Auction 132, Lot 411

"La Grande Bretagne ou les Royaumes d'Angleterre et d'Ecosse comme aussi le Royaume d'Irlande Divisee par Provinces", Lotter, Tobias Conrad

Subject: Britain

Period: 1770 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

23 x 19.3 inches
58.4 x 49 cm

The coats of arms of England, Scotland and Ireland adorn this finely detailed map of the British Isles. The elaborate title cartouche completes the composition with representations of the empire's wealth and power throughout the world.


Condition: B+

There is manuscript Dutch text on the verso including a family tree dated 1790. The centerfold and an extraneous vertical crease have been expertly reinforced.

Estimate: $400 - $500


Closed on 6/2/2010