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Montgomeria Comitatus et Comitatus Mervinia by Johannes Blaeu

£175.00 Approx $212.38, €207.1

Code: 53439

Author: Johannes Blaeu

Date published: 1645-6

pp 308 & 307. Copper engraving, original hand colouring. Overall size : 58.8cms.x 50.4cms. Image size : 497mm.x 381mm. French text to verso. Centre fold as published. This map covers the mid Wales area of Merionethshire and Montgomeryshire. It has an elaborate title cartouche with figures, horse and oxen; the distance scale is also elaborately decorated with a gentleman and putti; three coats of arms include that of Lord Herbert of Montgomery. The original hand colouring is particularly fine and deep on the cartouches and shields. A highly decorative and beautiful map in excellent condition. "As with all productions of the firm of Blaeu