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Auction 132, Lot 424

"Anglia Regnum", Jansson, Jan

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1638 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 15.3 inches
49.5 x 38.9 cm

This fine map of England and Wales was copied from Willem Blaeu's map and its decorations are nearly identical except that Jansson has added heraldic shields in Scotland and Ireland. It is decorated with four ships, a scale of miles flanked by sheep and a cherub, and two finely engraved coats of arms, of Great Britain and of England, surmounting the title cartouche. Latin text on the verso.

References: Shirley (BI) #465.

Condition: A

There is some paper restoration of the lower left corner in the blank margin, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $375

Closed on 6/2/2010