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Early 17th century map of Wales

LHUYD, Humfrey.

Cambriae Typus Auctore Humfredo Lhuydo Denbigiense Cambrobritanno.
Amsterdam, Henricus Hondius, 1628, French text edition. Original colour. 370 x 490mm.

A map of Wales engraved from a manuscript map drawn by the Welshman Humphrey Lhuyd (1527-68), an M.P. and personal physician to Lord Arundel. He tragically died at the age of 41, five years before his map was first published, by his friend Abraham Ortelius. This version was engraved by Pieter van den Keere and first published in the second Hondius edition of Mercator's atlas. A very fine example.


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Stock Id :21806

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Early 17th century map of Wales

LHUYD, Humfrey.

Cambriae Typus Auctore Humfredo Lhuydo Denbigiense Cambrobritanno.
Amsterdam, Henricus Hondius, 1628, French text edition. Original colour. 370 x 490mm.

A map of Wales engraved from a manuscript map drawn by the Welshman Humphrey Lhuyd (1527-68), an M.P. and personal physician to Lord Arundel. He tragically died at the age of 41, five years before his map was first published, by his friend Abraham Ortelius. This version was engraved by Pieter van den Keere and first published in the second Hondius edition of Mercator's atlas. A very fine example.


Stock ID : 21806

£850

£850

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