Auction 96, Lot 282

"Fifae Pars Orientalis, The East Part of Fife", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1664 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.8 x 16.5 inches
52.8 x 41.9 cm

Beautifully engraved map of the region bounded in the north by the Firth of Tay and in the south by the Firth of Fourth. The map is covered with mountains, forests, castles, and villages and includes the cities of Dundee, Cupar, Crail, Kilrenny, Anstruther, Leven, Kirkcaldy and Falkland. Exquisite title cartouche flanked by Neptune and his entourage.

References:

Condition: B

Lovely old color. Slight foxing and some tears in margins closed with archival tape.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $230

Closed on 9/12/2001

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