Auction 108, Lot 317

"Cruchley's New Travelling Map and Itinerary Comprising the whole of England with part of Scotland & Ireland AND A Portion of France and the Netherlands shewing the Communication between London and Paris", Cruchley, George Frederick

Subject: England

Period: 1839 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20 x 24.7 inches
50.8 x 62.7 cm

Dissected and linen-backed folding map. Floral wreath surrounding fancy title and bold keyboard style border. Railroads prominently colored in red, with roads and canals also shown. Sea routes criss-cross the surrounding seas, each noted with distance in leagues. Folding with marble-paper end covers and slipcase with paper label.

References:

Condition: A

Map is fine with only a faint bit of uneven toning. Slipcase is worn with edges split but still intact. Ink,<I> W.H. Fleet 1869</I>, of a previous owner on verso.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Unsold

Closed on 9/29/2004

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