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Auction 184, Lot 455

"Warwici Comitatus a Cornauiis olim Inhabitatus", Saxton/Kip

Subject: Central England

Period: 1637 (circa)

Publication: Camden's Britannia

Color: Hand Color

13.8 x 11.5 inches
35.1 x 29.2 cm
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This detailed map of the county of Warwickshire is filled with towns, rivers, and forested areas. The map is embellished with a strapwork cartouche, a large compass rose, and a distance scale with measuring dividers. Saxton's and Kip's imprints appear below the distance scale. Published in the 1637 edition of Camden's Britannia, with the addition of a plate number on the map.

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

Condition: B+

On a lightly toned sheet with a small coat of arms watermark, a small paper flaw in the title cartouche, and toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/15/2021