Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000
Sold For: £2,400
Geographiae Blavianae volumen quintum quo Anglia quae est Europae liber undecimus continetur, published Amsterdam, 1662,
additional decorative title page, thirty-three (only of fifty-eight) engraved maps, all with contemporary hand colouring, all double page except the Isle of Man which is single page, Latin text on verso of maps and throughout, index bound at rear, very occasional spotting, two maps (Middlesex and East Riding of Yorkshire) toned, contemporary vellum gilt, rubbed and worn at extremities, folio
Sold as a collection of maps, not subject to return. The maps present are:- Somerset, Berkshire, Bedfordshire & Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Middlesex, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, The Inundated Regions, Huntingdonshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Worcestershire & Warwickshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire, Radnor, Brecknock, Glamorganshire, Cardiganshire, Montgomery, Carnarvon & Anglesey, Flint & Denbigh, Yorkshire, West Riding Yorkshire, East Riding Yorkshire, North Riding Yorkshire, Westmorland, Cumberland, Northumberland, Isle of Man, Holy Island & Farne [and] Guernsey & Jersey.