Auction 134, Lot 403

"Les Isles Britanniques par Mr. De l'Isle Geographe du Roy &c. de l'Academie des Sciences", Delisle, Guillaume

Subject: Britain

Period: 1720-40 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 15.3 inches
34.3 x 38.9 cm

The geography on this map is after Delisle's Les Isles Britanniques ou sont le Rme. d'Angleterre but the creator is anonymous. Title is across the top above neatline. The map is strongly engraved and well detailed throughout. Five distance scales at lower left.

References: cf Shirley (BI) Delisle 1.

Condition: B+

Very nice example that is fine less a little occasional light toning.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/1/2010