Catalog Archive
Auction 161, Lot 505

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

Subject: Eastern England

Period: 1607 (circa)

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 dividers adorn the map.

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

Condition: B+

On watermarked paper with light toning. There are remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $140

Closed on 2/8/2017