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Auction 100, Lot 299

"[Lot of 3 - Canals)", Anon.

Subject: England

Period: 1771-1773 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine,

Color: Black & White

See Description

Three related canal plans detail the large effort being made to expand the network of navigable canals throughout England. "A General Plan of the several Canals, given in the Course of this Magazine",(8 x 6.8", Jolly GENT-225, dated 1773) "A Plan of the Navigable Canal from Birmingham in the County of Warwick, to the Canal at Aldersley near Wolverhampton…", (11.5 x 6.8", GENT-213, 1771) and "A Plan of the River Salwarp and of the Navigable Canal from Droitwich to the River Severn…" (13.5 x 6.3", GENT-214, 1771).


Condition: B

All folding, as issued, on fine handlaid paper. Light toning, a little offsetting on 2nd map.

Estimate: $75 - $90

Sold for: $85

Closed on 9/12/2002