BRITANNIA PROUT DIVISA SUIT TEMPORIBUS ANGLO-SAXONUM.

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Joan Blaeu


Britannia prout divisa suit temporibus Anglo-Saxonum.

Copper plate engraving, c.1645.
Image size 16 1/4 x 20 7/8" (530 x 412 mm) plus margins.
Good condition, save for acid burning in the margins. Fine original hand coloring with gold leaf highlights.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 2498
Price: $3,250.00
Publisher : Published by J. Blaeu, Amsterdam.
One of the more beautiful printed maps of England. This map shows the Saxon kingdoms of Britain, their boundaries as well as their coats of arms. Shown on the left are seven figures of the first aspiring Saxon kings. On the right are scenes showing the conversion of the Saxon sovereigns to Christianity. Maps

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