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Lot 335
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"[Lot of 2] Parte Settentrionale del Regno d'Inghilterra Descritto, e Dedicato... [and] Parte Meridionale...", Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1692 (circa)

Publication: Corso Geografico Universale...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.9 x 18.1 inches
60.7 x 46 cm

This bold and beautifully engraved set of two maps covers the northern and southern portions of England and Wales, each with decorative cartouches and coats-of-arms. Detail includes counties, towns, rivers, islands, etc. The counties are grouped into the seven ancient Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. The northern sheet includes a large inset map of the British Isles enclosed in a drape-style cartouche.

References: Shirley (BI to 1750) Coronelli 2; Shirley (BL Atlases) T.CORO-8a #23 & 24.

Condition:

Crisp impressions on sturdy paper, with a watermark on the northern sheet. There is a chip in the title cartouche of the northern sheet that has been professionally repaired with the coat-of-arms replaced in facsimile. (B) The southern sheet has minor soiling and offsetting. (A)

Estimate: $550 - $700

Price: $400

Bid Increments
Under $50$1
$50 - $100$5
$100 - $250$10
$250 - $500$25
$500 - $1000$50
$1000 - $2500$100
$2500 - $5000$250
Above $5000$500