Auction 92, Lot 247

"Northumbria, Cumberlandia, et Dunelmensis Episcopatus", Mercator

Subject: England

Period: 1600 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.5 x 13.5 inches
47 x 34.3 cm

Nice map of the northern part of England, which also covers quite a bit of Scotland, although not in as great of detail. The map is fully engraved with mountains, forests and towns. Hadrien's Wall is prominently shown, named her "Murus Picticus". Large strapwork and garland title cartouche.

References:

Condition: C

Original color is faded and slightly oxidized and there are remnants of paper mounting tape of verso. Still a nice map.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/13/2000

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