Lot 41
  • 41

British Isles--[Lily, George]

7,000 - 9,000 GBP
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  • Britannia Insula quae duo Regna Continet cum Hibernia adiacente nova descriptio. <em>[Rome, 1556], </em>490 x 355mm., full-page engraved map, old hand colour, [Shirley, I, 60; Tooley, 269],&nbsp;<em>trimmed to neatlines at sides, some old restoration and&nbsp;backed on old paper</em>
The second Rome printing of George Lily's important map of the British Isles now oriented to the north. The identity of the publisher and engraver is unknown but the map was possibly issued by Michele Tramenzini who had workshops in Venice and Rome.