Auction 103, Lot 315

"[Lot of 8]", Kitchin, Thomas

Subject: England

Period: 1748-60 (circa)

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Color: Hand Color

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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").

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Condition: B

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.

Estimate: $325 - $450

Sold for: $240

Closed on 6/11/2003

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