Auction 98, Lot 282

"Insulae Quaedam Minores ex Aebudis quae Mulam et Skiam…", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Scotland

Period: 1634 (published)

Publication: Atlas of Scotland

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.7 x 15.5 inches
52.6 x 39.4 cm

Sub-titled "Some of the Smaller Western Yles, lying between the Yles of Mule ands Skye." Includes the islands of Kannay, Rvm, Mvch, Egg and Col in a otherwise blank sea. Attributed to Timothy Pont. Decorative cartouches with the scale of miles being particularly nice.

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Condition: A

Beautifully engraved with fine original color on a full sheet of hand laid paper with incredible watermark of Atlas holding the earth. A little surface soiling and toning at margins, map still very good.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $230

Closed on 3/6/2002

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