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Auction 88, Lot 193

"Comitatis Cantabrigiensis vernacule Cambridge Shire", Jansson

Subject: England

Period: 1646 (circa)

Publication: Novus Atlas (Vol. IV)

Color: Hand Color

20.5 x 16.5 inches
52.1 x 41.9 cm
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Exquisitely decorated county map in fine original color. The map contains detail of the topography and towns. The top two corners are arrayed with coats of arms held aloft by winged cherubs. In the bottom corners are the title cartouche, flanked by scholars, and a scale of miles with more coat of arms and putti. Separation of fold in top margin, and an old repair of fold at bottom. Some light foxing in margins.


Condition: A

Estimate: $750 - $900

Sold for: $600

Closed on 10/2/1999