Auction 110, Lot 351

"A New Map of the Kingdome of England and Principality of Wales…", Overton, Henry

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1724 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

19.7 x 15.5 inches
50 x 39.4 cm

This is an uncommon and very attractive map of England and Wales with panels featuring 29 city views. The British royal coast of arms surmounts a table showing the reigns of the British monarchs in the upper right quadrant. Further embellished with title and distance scale cartouches, ships and sea monsters.


Condition: C

Toned with a couple of spots. Laid down on cardboard from a previous framing, the age of which indicates it can be removed by a conservator. Paper appears to be sound and the map is attractive as is.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $4,000

Closed on 3/2/2005