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A Generall Mapp of South Wales by Richard Blome

£225.00 Approx $309.49, €263.47

Code: 54093

Date: 1673

Long title: A Generall Mapp of South Wales wherein are the counties of Glamorgan, Carmarden, Pembrock, Cardigan; Brecknock;Radnor.     Copper engraving with later hand colouring.  4 creases where folded as issued. Archival repairs on verso to two intersections and one longer strenthening 8.2 cms from edge of map on verso extreme left fold, to left of ‘I’ in Irish Sea, repaired tear to right of word ,’Sea’ . One strengthening at extreme top of centrefold on verso not noticeable from the front.  Otherwise very detailed and clearly engraved map with highly decorative cartouche and seven armorials.
Richard Blome,’a publisher and compiler of some celebrity, who, by the aid of subscriptions adroity levied, issued many splendid works’ (D.N.B.)
see Ashley Baynton Williams interesting article above.