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Auction 161, Lot 513

"Brecknoc Comitatus pars olim Silurum", Saxton/Kip

Subject: Wales

Period: 1637 (published)

Publication: Camden's Britannia

Color: Hand Color

12.6 x 10.6 inches
32 x 26.9 cm
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An early map of the county of Brecknockshire engraved by William Kip and based upon the famous survey by Christopher Saxton. It is fully engraved to illustrate all the salient features of the county including market towns, forests, mountains, parks, hills and bridges. Decorated with large strapwork title and scale cartouches. Published in the 1637 edition of Camden's Britannia.

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

Condition: B+

A dark impression with printer's ink residue on paper with a bunch of grapes watermark and light toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $55

Closed on 2/8/2017