Auction 173, Lot 231

"Les Isles Britanniques ou sont les Royaumes d'Angleterre d'Escosse et d'Irlande avec les Costes Septentrionales de France et Celles des Pais Bas", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: Britain

Period: 1705 (dated)

Publication: Petit et Nouveau Atlas

Color: Hand Color

11.2 x 8.2 inches
28.4 x 20.8 cm

This cleanly engraved, small map of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales also has some detail of the adjacent French coast. The countries are divided into regions of north, south, east and west, with many placenames and simple depictions of topography. Engraved by Charles Inselin.

References: Pastoureau, FER XII B.

Condition: A

Issued folding on crisp sheet of watermarked paper with a couple of spots of foxing at top right and a binding trim at left that has been professionally replaced with old paper.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 6/5/2019