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141 SPEED, J. The Kingdome of Great Britaine and Ireland. Londres, Sudbury & Humble, 1610 (1616. Superbe exemplaire dans une très belle impression. - Dark and strong impression. 375 x 515 mm.

1000 - 1500 €
Adjugé pour 1600 €

¤ Latin edition. Engraved by Hondius. With inset vignettes of London and Edinburgh, inset map of the Orkneys. From : "The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine…". The map outline is based on Saxton for England and Wales, the 1591 Hondius version of Ireland, and Mercator's Scotland. The Latin edition is arguably the rarest of all editions, being produced for the overseas market. - Shirley, British Isles, 316


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142 JANSSON, J. Insularum Britannicarum acurata delineatio.. Amsterdam, ca. 1650. Pli central renforcé. - Re-inforced centerfold. Minor foxing in margin. 391 x 511 mm.

250 - 300 €
Adjugé pour 250 €

Carte des Iles Britanniques gravée par Petrus Kaerius. Sans texte au verso. - A map of the Roman Britain as seen during the third and fourth centuries. Oriented with west on top.
Roman place names as well as Hadrian's Wall and the Wall of Pius appear on the map, identifying the era represented.
Engraved by Petrus Kaerius and prepared by A.Ortelius. Ortelius divides the entire island into "Britannia Maior" (present day England, Wales and Cornwall) and "Britannia Minor" (present day Scotland).


Londres

 

145 SPEED, J. Midle-Sex Described with the Most Famous Cities of London and Westminster. Londres, Sudbury & Humble, 1610 (1616. Superbe exemplaire dans une très belle impression. - Dark and strong impression. 380 x 505 mm.

1000 - 1500 €
Adjugé pour 900 €

¤ Latin edition. Speed's version of Norden's map engraved by Hondius. With inset plans of London, Westminster, and inset illustrations of St. Peter's and St. Paul's. From : "The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine… ". The Latin edition is arguably the rarest of all editions, being produced for the overseas market.


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