"[Lot of 8]", Kitchin, Thomas
Period: 1748-60 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
Charming group of English county maps, each with a decorative title cartouche, and compass rose. Several with coats of arms. Cambridge Shire Drawn from ye best Surveys & Maps Corrected from Aston'l Observ'ns (6.5 x 8.5"). 2. Buckingham Shire (6.5 x 8"). 3. Ruthlandshire Drawn from the Best Authorities and Regulated by Aston'l. Observations ( 8.5 x 6.5"). 4. Northampton Shire Drawn from the best Authorities (6.5 x 8.5"). 5. Monmouth Shire Drawn from the Best Authorities ( 6.5 x 8.5"). 6. Shropshire drawn from the best Surveys, and Regulated by Astront. Observations, ( 6.5 x 8.5"). 7. A New Map of Radnor Shire, Drawn from the best Authorities ( 10 x 7.6"). 8. Herefordshire Drawn from the best Authorities ( 8.4 x 6.6").
All crisp impression with later color. Tape stain in margins, most not affecting map. Buckingham and Cambridge with stain intruding into border. Radnor with old oxidized color and uncolored cartouche.