Sale: 305 / Rare Books, Nov. 13./14. 2006 Lot 45

 
Joan Blaeu - Britannia prout divisa fuit temporibus Anglo-Saxonum.


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Joan Blaeu
Britannia prout divisa fuit temporibus Anglo-Saxonum., 1645.
Coloured copper engraving
Estimate:
€ 1,000 / $ 1,160
Sold:
€ 2,142 / $ 2.484

(incl. 19% surcharge)

Kolor. Kupferstich bei J. Blaeu, Amsterdam 1646-62. 41,5 : 53 cm.
Magnificent map of Great Britain with two fullcolour borders at the sides illustrating with 14 vignettes scenes from the British history. 10 (9 col., 1 unfinished) coats of arms in map, col. title cartouches in the upper right corner. Latin text on verso. - Somewhat browned with few small brownstains to broad margins. Centrefold split at both sides affecting the illustration and with creases. One printer's crease in left margin, 1 crease in right half of sheet.




45
Joan Blaeu
Britannia prout divisa fuit temporibus Anglo-Saxonum., 1645.
Coloured copper engraving
Estimate:
€ 1,000 / $ 1,160
Sold:
€ 2,142 / $ 2.484

(incl. 19% surcharge)