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Auction 152, Lot 416

"L'Irlande, Suivant les Nouvelles Observations de Messrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, etc. Augmentees de Nouveau", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1729 (circa)


Color: Black & White

11.8 x 8.9 inches
30 x 22.6 cm
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This handsome copper engraved map of Ireland is filled with detail. Towns and cities, rivers, mountains, and political divisions are shown. The Isle of Man, Anglesey, and parts of Scotland and Wales appear as well. A large pictorial cartouche features a hunting scene and two distance scales.


Condition: B+

A dark impression with some minor manuscript notations in ink and two small worm holes, one in the border at bottom left and the other in the blank margin at right.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/18/2015