Auction 149, Lot 422

"Britannia Romana", Morden, Robert

Subject: Britain

Period: 1695 (circa)

Publication: Camden's Britannia

Color: Hand Color

16.9 x 13.9 inches
42.9 x 35.3 cm

This handsome map shows the British Isles during the era of Roman rule. Iron Age tribes are located, as are numerous towns. Hadrian's Wall is depicted and various associated forts are named. The title cartouche is emblazoned onto a shield.

References: Shirley (BI to 1750) Morden #11.

Condition: B

On watermarked paper with light offsetting and remnants of cello tape on verso and along the edges on recto. There is moderate toning that is mostly confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $110

Closed on 5/21/2014