Antique Map Auction Sale No. 111 - closed 6/8/2005
Superb, large-scale map of Holstein beautifully engraved to show fortified towns, principal towns, market towns, castles, noblemen's seats, farms, villages, windmills, dykes and topography. James Wyld was successor to William Faden, one of the luminaries of late eighteenth century publishing in England. Wyld maintained the high standard of graphic and factual excellence that had been established by his predecessor and his maps are among the finest published in the early nineteenth century.