Jansson, Jan

1720

Fine pair (2) of antique maps of North Wales and South Wales.

Principatus Walliae Pars Australis vulgo South Wales AND Principatus Walliae Pars Borealis vulgo North Wales

DESCRIPTION: Pair of beautiful antique maps of North and South Wales in the United Kingdom ca. 1720. Fine condition. Both maps are filled with charming pictorial topography describing forests, cities, and mountains. Published in Amsterdam by Pieter Schenk and Gerard Valk after Joannes Janssonius (Jan Jansson).

Locations within Wales include Glamorgan, Carmarthen, Pembroke, Brecon, Cardingan, Radnor in South Wales and Snowdown Hill (Snowdon) in North Wales, the highest mountain in the country. Both maps are adorned with superb engraved aquatic cartouches adorned with putti, coats of arms and sailing ships. Blank verso. Attribution at bottom to Shenk and Valk, Amsterdam, publishers.

CREATOR: Jansson, Jan

PUBLICATION DATE: 1720

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: World

BODY OF WATER: Irish Sea

CONDITION: Very Good.  Wide margins. Excellent, without condition issues

COLORING: Fine old hand color. Minor bleed-through on verso.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 20 " x 16 "

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PRICE: $1100


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