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Ireland plan map view copper engraving Beeverell & Aa 1727
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Ireland plan map view copper engraving Beeverell & Aa 1727

Antique copperplate engraving of James Beeverell & Pieter van der Aa from the antology: 'Les Délices de la Grand' Bretagne, & de l'Irelande'. A very fine coloured copper engraving showing a map of Ireland, 1727.

SIZE: w 17,1 cm x h 15,2 cm

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Antique copperplate engraving of James Beeverell & Pieter van der Aa from the antology: 'Les Délices de la Grand' Bretagne, & de l'Irelande'. A very fine coloured copper engraving showing a map of Ireland, 1727.

CAPTION OF THE ENGRAVING:
'Hibernia.'

ARTIST/ CARTOGRAPHER:
James Beeverell & Pieter van der Aa (1659 - 1733)

The work 'Les Délices de la Grand' Bretagne, & de l'Irelande' has continuing its value because of the fine copperplate engravings and the detailed informations it gives about the inhabitants, their customs, speech and religion.
The antology was printed by the Dutch mapmaker and publisher Pieter van der Aa, who specialized on topography, travel and natural history and is best known of his maps and atlases.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
Interesting, detailed and fine copperplate engraving map by James Beeverell and Pieter van der Aa taken from the antology 'Les Délices de la Grand'Bretagne et de L'Irlande' (1727), showing Ireland.
The print shows on the right-top of the page the imprinting Pag. 1479. and furthermore has a nice title cartouche on the lower left side. The picture is just engraved on one side, the print is not extending on the whole paper.

IMAGE SIZE:
leaf approx. w 17,1 cm x h 15,2 cm

CONDITION:
The print is in a very good condition and free of damages. The paper has four foldings and is minimal stained and yellowed.
The print of the copper engraving is still strong and clear, the black colour is blushed on some points. The right side has been cut.

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