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Auction 158, Lot 232

"Warwici Comitatus a Cornauiis olim Inhabitatus", Saxton/Kip

Subject: Central England

Period: 1637 (circa)

Publication: Camden's Britannia

Color: Hand Color

13.6 x 11.4 inches
34.5 x 29 cm

This detailed map of the county of Warwickshire is filled with towns, rivers, and forested areas. The map is embellished with a strapwork cartouche, a large compass rose, and a distance scale with measuring dividers. Saxton's and Kip's imprints appear below the distance scale. 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

An attractive example on watermarked paper. The right margin is narrow, but ample for framing.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/22/2016