Auction 135, Lot 432

"The Smaller Islands in the British Ocean", Morden, Robert

Subject: Britain, Islands

Period: 1695 (circa)

Publication: Camden's Britannia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.5 x 14 inches
41.9 x 35.6 cm

This interesting sheet is centered on the title cartouche with a large map of the Isle of Wight and the adjacent Hampshire coastline. The other maps are of the Farne Islands, Holy Island, Isle of Man, Scilly Isles, Jersey, Alderney, Guernsey and Sark. The imprint of Abel Swale Awnsham and John Churchill is in the cartouche.

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Condition: B+

Light scattered foxing with some minor edge tears in the blank margins.

Estimate: $230 - $300

Sold for: $275

Closed on 2/16/2011

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