BRITISH ISLES, UK, BRITAIN, Hubert Jaillot original antique map c1695
Qui contiennent les Royaumes d. A fine large format copper engraved original antique map of The British Isles. A highly detailed map engraved by Cordier for Hubert Jaillot which covers England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland and the adjacent coasts of France and the Netherlands. An inset map covers the Shetland, Orkney and Faroe Islands. The ornate title cartouche features a Royal Coat of Arms, Neptune and mermaids. A second cartouche surmounted by putti and flanked by chained dogs displays a set of 8 distance scales. Greatly enhanced with attractive hand colouring. A striking and handsome map for display. Very fine condition, free of repairs or restoration. Central fold line as issued. 25.5" x 18" (650mm x 460mm) map area only, with good margins beyond. Printed on hand laid paper which remains stable and robust, blank verso. Please see also close up images.
He re-published much of Sanson's work with his own embellishments and additions and eventually rose to the heights of Geographe du Roi to the Sun King Louis XIV. His maps are characterized with artistic embellishments and elaborate title cartouches. A GENUINE ANTIQUE MAP GUARANTEED OVER 300 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS. The item "BRITISH ISLES, UK, BRITAIN, Hubert Jaillot original antique map c1695" is in sale since Thursday, August 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps".
The seller is "lindisfarne2" and is located in Shrewsbury. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Cartographer/Publisher: Hubert Jaillot
- Printing Technique: Copper Plate
- Date Range: 1600-1699
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Country/Region: England
- Era: 1600s
- Format: Sheet Map
- Type: Political Map
- Year: circa 1695