Auction 93, Lot 490

"Saxton's Survey of England and Wales", Skelton, R. A.

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1974 (published)

Publication: Nico Israel


13.2 x 19.4 inches
33.5 x 49.3 cm

Maps from the survey of Christopher Saxton, begun about 1573 and completed in 1578. Although no manuscript maps from his survey are known, it produced two major cartographic works: the series of 34 country maps (1574 - 1579), and a map engraved on 20 plates, dated 1583, the subject of this book, which includes a facsimile of the map. Hard bound, with title in white, and ornamentation in gold on front cover.


Condition: A+


Estimate: $50 - $70

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/6/2000