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Henricus Hondius: Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae Tabula

Map: GB1850
 
Cartographer: Henricus Hondius
Title: Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae Tabula
Date: 1642
Published: Amsterdam
Width: 20 inches / 51 cm
Height: 15 inches / 39 cm
Map ref: GB1850
Description:
Splendid decorative map of Great Britain enlivened with a variety of vignettes and cartouches. Original hand colouring. Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae Tabula: Hondius' Great Britain is dominated by battling galleons and mermaids holding the flags of England, Ireland and Scotland. The rich old colour dramatically emphasises the decorative features of this map. [Shirley "Earley Printed Maps of the British Isles" no.345]