Redingia / Redding
Rare engraving, platemark 130 x 165mm (5 x 6½"). Very large margins; unfolded state; Collector's stamp of Robert Johannes Meyer verso.
Early map of Reading, in Berkshire. In the medieval period it was the site of Reading Abbey, an important monastery with royal connections. Plate from James Beverell's Les Delices de la Grande Bretagne et de L'Irlande. Formerly in the collection of Robert Johannes Meyer (1882-1976), Hamburg lawyer and print collector.
[Ref: 38543] £70.00