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Visscher, Nicolaus
Angliae Regnum tam in septem Antiqua Anglo-Saxonum Regna quam in omnes Hodiernas Regiones accuratissime distinctum per Nicolm. Visscher Amst: Bat: cum Priv: Ord: Gen: Belgii Foed:
Amsterdam: N. Visscher, 1680-90. Other. 561 by 491mm (22 by 19 inches).. Copper engraving, hand colored in outline and wash. Decorative antique map showing England, Isle of Man and a part of Scotland. This highly decorative rare map of the late 17th century is equipped with a large allegoric title cartouche in the upper right corner, further at the left side with engraved coat of arms held by angels. At the bottom a small mileage scale with a ornament on the right side. With many engraved place names and details, the political borders shown in outline and wash color of the period as published. Due of the old oxidation in the old colors, the reverse side of the map was carefully filled with paper fibers. In very good to excellent condition. 561 by 491mm (22 by 19 inches).
Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinhold Berg ek [Germany]
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