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A map of Essex published during the English Civil War

Stock No. 23924 Category: Tags: , Cartographer: BLAEU, Johannes.

Essexia Comitatus.
Amsterdam, c.1646, Latin text edition. Fine original colour. 420 x 530mm, with wide margins.

£650

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Decorative map of the county of Essex, with armorials, a royal crest and putti, first published in Blaeu's atlas of the British Isles in 1646.
Bottom left is a little depiction of London, with the Norman St Paul's Cathedral, 20 years before the Great Fire of 1666 destroyed the building. On verso is a diagram of ancient barrows with deep burial chambers.

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Dimensions 530 × 420 mm
Cartographer

Date

1646

Extra Info

Essexia Comitatus.

Publication

Amsterdam, c.1646, Latin text edition. Fine original colour. 420 x 530mm, with wide margins.

Condition

A good example.

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