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Auction 157, Lot 464

"Cambridge Comitatus quem olim Iceni Insederunt", Saxton/Kip

Subject: Eastern England

Period: 1637 (published)

Publication: Camden's Britannia

Color: Hand Color

12.8 x 11.3 inches
32.5 x 28.7 cm

Handsome example of this fine county map of Cambridgeshire. It is fully engraved to show all the salient features of the county including market towns, forests, parks, hills and bridges. A strapwork title cartouche and distance scale with calipers adorn the map. Published in the 1637 edition of Camden's Britannia, with the addition of a plate number on the map.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.CAMD-1e.

Condition: A

A nice impression on watermarked paper with attractive color. There is some minor creasing and light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $140

Closed on 5/4/2016