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Auction 94, Lot 239

"Comitatus Salopiensis, Anglice Shropshire", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: England

Period: 1650 (circa)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum sive Atlas Novus

Color: Hand Color

19.4 x 15 inches
49.3 x 38.1 cm
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Exquisite county map of Shropshire filled with detail of the mountains, forests, estates and towns. The four corners are richly embellished with cartouches, coats of arms, cherubs and a distance scale. Latin text on verso.


Condition: A+

Beautiful old color, heightened with gum arabic. A superb example in fine condition.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $400

Closed on 3/7/2001