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Classic 17th century decorative map of the British Isles

BLAEU, Willem Janszoon.

Magnae Brittaniae et Hiberniae Tabula.
Amsterdam, c.1650, blank verso. Original colour. 395 x 500mm.

A very fine example of this decorative map of the British Isles, with an inset of the Orkneys, armorials and galleons. The map was first issued in 1630, with vignette borders depicting costumes and towns; however that state only appeared in that year after which the borders were removed from the plate, as per this edition.

See SHIRLEY: British Isles 1477-1650, 423.
Stock ID : 18279

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Stock Id :18279

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Classic 17th century decorative map of the British Isles

BLAEU, Willem Janszoon.

Magnae Brittaniae et Hiberniae Tabula.
Amsterdam, c.1650, blank verso. Original colour. 395 x 500mm.

A very fine example of this decorative map of the British Isles, with an inset of the Orkneys, armorials and galleons. The map was first issued in 1630, with vignette borders depicting costumes and towns; however that state only appeared in that year after which the borders were removed from the plate, as per this edition.

See SHIRLEY: British Isles 1477-1650, 423.
Stock ID : 18279

£950

£950

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