Lot 174: Maps



2015-09-09 13:53:29

Lot 174: Maps. Ortelius (Abraham) Britannicarum Insularum Vetus Descriptio, circa 1600, engraved map of Scotland (the northen half of a two sheet map only), contemporary hand colouring, large strapwork cartouche, 360 x 490mm, German text on verso, together with seven Braun & Hogenberg town prospects, all with contemporary hand colouring but all with substantial areas neatly excised from image, with, Faden (William), Plan of the Harbour of Cadiz Surveyed by Brigadier Don Vincent Tofino de San Miguel. Director of the Naval Academies for Cadets, 1789, but published London, 1805, large engraved chart with contemporary outline colouring, 580 x 860mm, plus another seven engraved charts and maps, various sizes and condition. (16) Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction September 2015 Wednesday, 16th September 2015 Estimate: £200-300
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