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Britannia prout divisa ... Anglo-Saxonum ... Heptarchia - Antique map

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England (Heptarchy). "Britannia prout divisa suit temporibus Anglo-Saxonum, ... Heptarchia". Orig. copper-engraving, J. Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1645. Orig. old colouring. With decorative title-cartouche and decorative borders on the sides. 41,5:53 cm.

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Blaeu, Joan

Blaeu Joan

Amsterdam

1645

England (Heptarchy). "Britannia prout divisa suit temporibus Anglo-Saxonum, praesertim Heptarchia". Orig. copper-engraving, J. Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1645. Orig. old colouring. With decorative title-cartouche, 10 regional coats of arms (one blank) and decorative borders on the sides (the left panel depicts the founders of each English Kingdom; the right panel shows the moment when Christianity was adopted). 41,5:53 cm (16 1/4 x 20 3/4 inch.).

Koeman II, Map 5000H:2B, Ed. 2:302-3 (1646-62 Latin). - One of the finest maps produced in the 17th Century. Blaeu's Heptarchy depicts Britain during the Anglo-Saxon period when England was divided into seven diffent Kingdoms (Kent, Sussex, Wessex, Essex, East Anglia, Mercia and Northumbria).


Tags: Antique map, Antique maps, Old maps, Map of England, Heptarchia, Britannia prout divisa suit temporibus Anglo-Saxonum, praesertim Heptarchia, Johannes Blaeu, copperplate engraving, 1645