Auction 99, Lot 328

"Comitatis Cantabrigiensis; vernacule Cambridge Shire", Jansson, Jan

Subject: England

Period: 1646 (circa)

Publication: Novus Atlas (Vol. IV)

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.5 x 16.5 inches
52.1 x 41.9 cm

Exquisitely decorated county map in fine original color. The map contains detail of the topography and towns. The top two corners are arrayed with 23 armorials of both local nobles and colleges held aloft by winged cherubs. In the bottom corners are the title cartouche, flanked by scholars, and a scale of miles.

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Condition: B

Old color with some mild offsetting.

Estimate: $750 - $850

Unsold

Closed on 6/12/2002

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