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Wenceslaus Hollar
Untitled Map the British Ilse; [England, English Civil War and Thirty Years\' War]
London, c. 1643. Very Good;. Maps Europe United Kingdom, scarce etching map of England by WENCESLAUS HOLLAR. A strong impression in very good condition published on laid paper with a handsome watermark. This map demonstrates a pro-Royalist viewpoint, comparing the Civil War engulfing England to the Thirty Years War that devastated Central Europe. The view on the right of the map is of the Battle of Prague.Around the border of the map are series of 17 historical scenes with accompanying rhyming couplets along the lower border relating to contemporary political events in England and Europe.Hollar favored the royalist cause during the civil war and left England in 1644., Size : 297x353 (mm), 11.69x13.90 (Inches), Black & White, 0
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books [Canada]
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