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(Cardiganshire) Ceretica sive Cardiganensis by Johannes Jansson

£230.00 Approx $281.52, €254.14

Code: 48991



Author: Johannes Jansson

Date published: 1650

Copper 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.