Auction 134, Lot 401

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

Subject: Britain

Period: 1704-30 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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1) Gros Britanni Oder Engelland Schottland und Irrland, by Johann Georg Schreiber, from Atlas Selectuscirca 1730, original color, (9.2 x 6.3"). Finely engraved German-produced map with a large cartouche featuring the Hanoverian coat of arms. The Orkney Islands are included in a small inset.

2) Gross-Britannien Bestehende in Drey Konigreiche Irland Scotland und Engelland, by Gabriel 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 rare second state, published by Bodenehr, circa 1704. Shirley mentions only the states published after this map with a new title.

References: Shirley (BI) 1) Schreiber 1. 2) cf Bodenehr 2.

Condition: B+

1) There are a few minor spots in the map. 2) Minor toning in the margins and in bottom border and the publisher's imprint.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 12/1/2010

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