Auction 91, Lot 223

"Magnae Britanniae Pars Meridionalis in qua Regnum Angliae tam in Septem Anitiqua Anglo-Saxonum Regna quam in omnes Hodiernas Regiones…",

Subject: England and Wales

Period: 1746 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 22.2 inches
48.3 x 56.4 cm

A fine, large map of the region with a beautiful decorative cartouche surrounded by angels and the British coat of arms. Two other angels hold the Wales armorial shield, and at bottom is a large vignette of the king holding court. A very fine impression and attractive later color. Professionally backed with Japanese tissue for no apparent reason, as there are no visible tears or fold weakness.

References:

Condition: A+

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $375

Closed on 6/14/2000

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