Auction 140, Lot 438

"Novissima et Accuratissima Totius Angliae, Scotiae et Hiberniae Tabula…", Danckerts, Theodore

Subject: Britain & Ireland

Period: 1685 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 19.8 inches
57.2 x 50.3 cm

This rare, large decorative map of the British Isles is filled with details on provinces, towns and counties. A large drape-style title cartouche is surrounded by putti and the royal coats of arms. This is the second state of the map as it designates the English Channel "La Manche sive T Canaal."

References: Shirley (BI), Danckerts 2.2.

Condition: C+

Original color. There are several small areas of loss along the centerfold, most of which have been repaired on verso with archival material, along with extraneous creasing along the centerfold. Light scattered staining and soiling.

Estimate: $450 - $600


Closed on 5/23/2012