Auction 145, Lot 449

"Anglia Regnum", Jansson, Jan

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1653 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.8 x 15.3 inches
50.3 x 38.9 cm

This fine map of England and Wales was copied from Willem Blaeu's map and its decorations are nearly identical except that Jansson has added heraldic shields in Scotland and Ireland. It is decorated with four ships, a scale of miles flanked by sheep and a cherub, and two finely engraved coats of arms, of Great Britain and of England, surmounting the title cartouche. Spanish text on the verso.

References: Shirley (BI to 1650) #465.

Condition: B+

Wide original margins with light soiling and a professionally repaired centerfold separation that enters 3" into map at bottom.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/12/2013

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