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SOLD The Invasions of England and Ireland
Date: c. 1666
Colour: Hand colour
Size: 41cm x 54cm
'The Invasions of England and Ireland with al their Civill Wars since the Conquest'.
A finely engraved hand coloured map with an attractive title cartouche that is surmounted by royal arms, a compass rose and rhumb lines. The content of this map features the invasions and internal strife of 1066-1588, that culminated with the Spanish Armada, which fills the English Channel but gradually diminishes to mastless wrecks to the north of Ireland.
The map is in very good condition with old hand coloring . Printing date around 1666 (the rare Roger Rea mapseller edition). Centerfold as issued with a reinforcement. Text on back. Usual age toning and a short tear in left margin outside of image. Overall: very good.