Auction 145, Lot 455

"The Iles of Hebrides wth ther Borderers", Kaerius, Petrus

Subject: Northern Scotland & the Hebrides

Period: 1627 (circa)

Publication: Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain

Color: Hand Color

4.8 x 3.4 inches
12.2 x 8.6 cm

This miniature map of the Hebrides Islands includes much of northwestern Scotland and the northern tip of Ireland. A number of islands and towns are named. The strapwork title cartouche also contains the distance scale. This map was included in George Humble's pocket version of Speed's Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain. English text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 100-101.

Condition: B

A slightly uneven impression with light toning and minor soiling. There is a small chip and a stain in top blank margin from the use of non-archival tape on verso, which since has been removed.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/12/2013