(Cardiganshire) Ceretica sive Cardiganensis
£230.00 Approx $300.26, €265.59
Author: Jansson, Johannes
Date published: 1650Copper engraving with original hand colouring. Overall size : 59.2cms x 49.8cms ; Image size : 508mm x 382mm. French text verso pp294-293. Title in highly decorative cartouche with beaver, fish like creatures and hunter. Royal coat of arms; Prince of Wales feathers; Knights of the Garter surmounted by crown with three sailing ships; cartouche. Scale of distance in decorative cartouche. Compass rose. More decorative than the comparable map by Blaeu. Little browning in blank areas - see magnified image; little spotting on text on verso - tiny repaired split at the edge of the very wide bottom margin else very good condition.