Auction 173, Lot 233

"Le Isole Britanniche Antiche cioe' la Britannia Maggiore o sia Albione e la Britannia Minore o sia Ivernia", Cassini, Giovanni Maria

Subject: Britain

Period: 1799 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

19.2 x 13.9 inches
48.8 x 35.3 cm

An attractive engraving of the British Isles that extends to the coastline of northwestern Europe. The map shows nice detail of the topography, river systems, place names, and depicts Hadrian's Wall in northern England. Ordained by a decorative title cartouche featuring Neptune atop a set of horses. Includes three distance scales.


Condition: A

A dark impression on a clean, bright sheet.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/5/2019