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Auction 135, Lot 461

"Regnum Hiberniae, tam Secundum IV Provincias Principales Ultoniam, Connaciam, Lageniam, Momoniam…", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1741 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 22.7 inches
49.5 x 57.7 cm

A spectacular map of Ireland based on Visscher's similar map, but with entirely original decorations. The title cartouche supports the royal British arms and the large pictorial cartouche at bottom presents a bucolic scene of Mercury with herdsmen, shepherds and fishermen and supports the Irish coat of arms.


Condition: B

Sharp impression with a minor printer's crease at lower left. A small hole near centerfold at left has been filled (with no loss of engraving).

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $450

Closed on 2/16/2011