Auction 153, Lot 462

"Mongomery Comitatus qui Olim pars Ordovicum", Saxton/Kip

Subject: Wales

Period: 1637 (circa)

Publication: Camden's Britannia

Color: Black & White

12.6 x 10.4 inches
32 x 26.4 cm

An early map of the county of Montgomeryshire engraved by William Kip and based upon the famous survey by Christopher Saxton. It is fully engraved to illustrate all the salient features of the county including market towns, forests, parks, hills and bridges. Montgomery, Newtown, Welshpool, and Llanidloes are identified. Decorated with large strapwork title and scale cartouches.


Condition: A

Watermarked paper with wide margins and one small burn hole in the image near Llanidloes.

Estimate: $140 - $170


Closed on 5/20/2015