"Hantonia sive Southantonensis Comitatus Vulgo Hantshire", Blaeu, Johannes
Subject: Southern England
Period: 1646 (circa)
Publication: Guil. et Ioannis Blaeu Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, sive Atlas Novus - Part IV
Color: Hand Color
19.8 x 16.4 inches
50.3 x 41.7 cm
This handsome and decorative map of Hampshire extends to the tip of the Isle of Wight. The map is embellished with the Royal Arms, a strapwork cartouche featuring fish and livestock, and nine family coast of arms, including one that remains blank. Latin text on verso, published between 1646-62.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II ) #5220:2.
Attractive color on watermarked paper with a professionally repaired centerfold separation that enters 1.5" into map at top.