Auction 148, Lot 471

"Britannia Saxonica", Morden, Robert

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1695 (circa)

Publication: Camden's Britannia

Color: Hand Color

11.7 x 14.6 inches
29.7 x 37.1 cm

The Saxon kingdoms are the focus of this historical map of England and Wales. Saxon place names and battlefields are shown. The distance scale cartouche includes a key to the symbols used and gives examples of Saxon lettering. The map was engraved by John Stuart, with his imprint at bottom.

References: Shirley (BI to 1750) - Morden #12.

Condition: B+

A fine impression on watermarked paper with light offsetting.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $65

Closed on 2/19/2014