Auction 159, Lot 412

"Buckingha Comitatus, in quo olim Insederunt Cattieuchlani", Saxton/Hole

Subject: Southern England

Period: 1637 (published)

Publication: Camden's Britannia

Color: Hand Color

11.4 x 10.8 inches
29 x 27.4 cm

Handsome map of the county of Buckinghamshire. It is fully engraved to show all the salient features of the county including market towns, forests, parks, hills and bridges. Embellished with a strapwork title cartouche and distance scale topped with calipers and half of a compass rose. Published in the 1637 edition of Camden's Britannia.

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

Condition: A

A crisp impression on watermarked paper with light damp stains and a few small worm tracks all confined to blank margins.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/14/2016