England English gardens c.1715 van der Aa old prints hand color beautiful pairBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Hamstead Marshall in the County of Berks.
(with) Lowther in the County of Westmoreland.
(English Garden plans- England country estate birds-eye views).
Issued c.1715, Leiden by Van der Aa.
Fine pair of early 18th century antique prints. Both are birds-eye views of elaborate gardens, hand colored to great artistic effect.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal. Beautiful little pair of near miniature prints.
Original fold line to each as issued. Two separately printed images.
Sheets measure c. 5 3/4"H x 6 1/2"W.
Printed areas measure c. 4 3/4"H x 6 1/4"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1, p. 1.