Auction 136, Lot 477

"Warwick Shire", Morden, Robert

Subject: England

Period: 1695 (circa)

Publication: Camden's Britannia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.5 x 14.3 inches
41.9 x 36.3 cm

This map illustrates the area surrounding Warwick and Coventry. The River Avon bisects this county map and the famous Stratford-upon-Avon, which was the birthplace of William Shakespeare, is prominently featured. The map includes a decorative cartouche and three distance scales. An inscription on the map indicates that the map was sold by Abel Swale, Awnsham and John Churchill.

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Condition: B+

Trimmed margins and light soiling.

Estimate: $120 - $180

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/1/2011

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