Auction 170, Lot 456

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

Subject: Eastern England

Period: 1607 (circa)

Publication: Camden's Britannia

Color: Hand Color

12.6 x 11.2 inches
32 x 28.4 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. Published in the 1607 edition of Camden's Britannia, without a compass rose or plate number on the map.

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

Condition: A

A nice impression on watermarked paper with light dampstains almost entirely in the top blank margin.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $110

Closed on 11/14/2018