Lot 3272
  • 3272

[Saxton, Christopher (c. 1542-c. 1610).

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500,000 - 700,000 GBP
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669,600 GBP
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  • <P>An Atlas of England and Wales. <EM>London: Christopher Saxton, 1579-1590]</EM></P>
[2 (letterpress index)] pp., illustration: engraved title-page showing Queen Elizabeth as patroness of Astronomy and Geography attributed to Remy Hogenberg, double-page engraved plate showing coats of arms and a table of counties, and 35 double-page engraved maps, after Saxton by Hogenberg, Lenaert Terwoot, Cornelis de Hooghe, Augustine Ryther, Francis Scatter, and Nicholas Reynolds, extra-illustrated with an anonymous engraving 'The armes of the Earls, Lord Barons & Bishopricks' (London 1594) and 2 double-page plates of the arms of Oxford and Cambridge colleges (Oxford bearing the imprint of the London printer Thomas Orvinus (Orwin) dated 1591)



Boazio, Giovanni Battista (fl. 1585-1606). [Set of five maps and plates illustrating Drake’s expedition to the West Indies, 1585-1586. London, 1588]-1589, no text, illustration: double-page map and 4 double-page plates



2 works in one volume, folio (412 x 280mm.), together 40 double-page maps and plates in fine contemporary hand colour (see footnote), each map interleaved with blank sheet, binding: early eighteenth-century calf, spine gilt, frontispiece repaired at margin, several maps shaved at margins, map of Gloucester with repaired tear, Boazio maps and plates shaved at margins, last plate with slight loss, occasional discoloration, binding rubbed 

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