Auction 162, Lot 443

A Map for Doc Martin Fans

"Cornubia. Sive Cornwallia", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: Southwestern England

Period: 1663 (circa)

Publication: Cinquieme Volume de la Geographie Blaviane

Color: Hand Color

19.6 x 15.3 inches
49.8 x 38.9 cm

This attractive map of Cornwall in the far southwest corner of England extends from Plymouth to Land's End, and features good detail on political boundaries, towns, forests, and rivers. It is handsomely embellished with 11 coats of arms including the Royal Arms of Charles I as well as many local arms. The map is further embellished with three sailing ships and a title cartouche featuring local fish and metal. French text on verso published between 1663-1667.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. II ) #5255:2.

Condition: B+

Full original color on watermarked paper with faint toning and minor foxing.

Estimate: $500 - $650


Closed on 4/26/2017