Auction 102, Lot 347

"[The Road From London To Harwich]", Owen & Bowen

Subject: England

Period: 1720 (circa)

Publication: Britannica Depicta or Ogilby Improved

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.5 x 7 inches
11.4 x 17.8 cm

Strip maps on both sides, beginning in London through Essex to the sea at Harwich. Great description of the sites along the route including the location of a public gallows outside of Romford, as well as the times, location and quality of local fairs and markets. Embellished with six compass roses, three on each side and the coat of arms of Harwich.

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Condition: A

Minor crease at top left of Harwich side, just touching coat of arms.

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $95

Closed on 3/5/2003

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