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Auction 94, Lot 240

"Comitatus Northantonensis Vernacule Northamtonshire", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: England

Period: 1650 (circa)

Publication: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum sive Atlas Novus

Color: Hand Color

19.4 x 16.2 inches
49.3 x 41.1 cm
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Exquisite county map of Northhamtonshire with Blaeu's typical fine engraving and composition, and clear topographical information as well as profuse decorative elements. The top of the map is filled with the royal coat of arms and heraldic shields of various local noblemen, and at bottom is a delightfully illustrated title cartouche and scale featuring to putti.


Condition: A

A bit of color offsetting, else fine.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $350

Closed on 3/7/2001