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Lidalia vel Lidisdalia Regio, Lidisdail.

  • ARTIST: Joan Blaeu

  • PUBLISHER: J. Blaeu, Amsterdam.

  • MEDIUM: Handcolored copper plate engraving,

    DATE: c.1660.

  • EDITION SIZE: 16 1/4 x 20 1/2" (412 x 521 mm) plus margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: The region that this map covers is northwestern England and the Scotland border. Solwat Forth is located in the lower left corner. The Hermitage Castle, built in 1244, is noted as well. Timothy Pont compiled this map for Blaeu. Latin text on verso. <br><br>

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: 1667 issue, with French text on verso.

  • CONDITION: Good condition save crease in lower margin corner. Original outline color.