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Britain.- Camden (William) Britannia, sive florentissimorum regnorum Angliae, Scotiae, Hiberniae, & insularum adjacentium... descriptio, title with woodcut device, 45 engraved regional and county maps only by Pieter van den Keere (of 46, lacking folding general map), errata at end, contemporary ink inscription to foot of title, folding map of York torn at fold, some maps slightly cropped, paper flaw hole to Pp2 causing slight loss to last line, contemporary vellum, yapp edges, rubbed and soiled, tear to foot of spine and one yapp edge, [Skelton 12; Chubb X], Amsterdam, Willem Janszoon Blaeu, 1617; and 2 English editions of the same (1590 & 1594), 8vo & 4to (3)

⁂ Provenance: first mentioned Rothamsted acquisition date 1928.

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Britain.- Camden (William) Britannia, Amsterdam, Willem

Estimate £600 - £800
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing