French 1600 – 1667 / French 1688 - 1766
BRITANNICAE INSULAE Tribus modis distinctae
copper engraving – Hand coloured
40 x 52 cm (not including margins)
“Ancient tribes of Great Britain and Roman roads.”
The map shows the British Isles in Roman times including Hadrian's Wall.
Variations of the same map appeared in several bound editions of maps, The version on offer here is extremely rare.
private collection, Cyprus