Auction 93, Lot 205

"Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae Tabula", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Britain

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.6 x 15.2 inches
49.8 x 38.6 cm

Handsome map of the British Isles. The interior filled with details and the sheet richly embellished with strapwork cartouches, three sailing ships, a sea monster and a compass rose. Excellent example of 17th century Dutch cartography.

References:

Condition: A

Excellent example of 17th century Dutch cartography.

Estimate: $750 - $850

Sold for: $1,100

Closed on 12/6/2000

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