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England and Wales. Christopher Saxton (c.1540-c.1610) Anglia

Auction:
2730B
Lot:
388
Sold for:
$3,075

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2730B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 31, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

England and Wales. Christopher Saxton (c.1540-c.1610) Anglia. London: [c. 1583]
Double-page folio format map, on two joined sheets of laid paper, bunch of grapes watermark on the left sheet, copper-plate engraving with old hand-coloring (oxidation and masked areas corresponding to the color visible on verso), with Queen Elizabeth's arms in the upper right corner, and the arms of Saxton's patron, Thomas Seckford (1515-1587) just northeast of Canterbury, with numeric values of longitude and latitude added inside the border, the sheet toned, dusty, comfortable margins, 21 3/4 x 16 3/4 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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Christopher Saxton, United Kingdom, Wales, London, Canterbury, Elizabeth, Thomas Seckford

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