Auction 97, Lot 318

"The Merce or Shirresdome of Berwick", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1654 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 15 inches
49.5 x 38.1 cm

Beautifully engraved map of the region from Blaeu's atlas of Scotland for which Timothy Pont prepared the maps. It is covered with mountains, forests, castles, and villages. Two title cartouches - one Latin and the other English. Bottom cartouche flanked by knights in armor and soldiers.


Condition: B

Very light scattered foxing and a "V" shaped small tear on centerfold, closed with archival tape.

Estimate: $250 - $275

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/5/2001