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Auction 196, Lot 376

"Carte du Gouvernement Militaire d'Angleterre ou l'on Represente l'Etat des Officiers de Guerre…", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: Britain

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Historique

Color: Hand Color

18.1 x 13.4 inches
46 x 34 cm
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An interesting map of the of British Isles (6 x 6.5") and two allegorical scenes representing British military and government, separated into land forces on the left and naval forces on the right. The French text below expounds on English military strength in 1704.

References: Shirley (BI to 1750) Chatelain 4.

Condition: A

A dark impression on a bright sheet with a Strasbourg bend & lily watermark and faint marginal foxing. A centerfold separation in top blank margin has been closed on verso with archival materials.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $90

Closed on 2/7/2024