Auction 111, Lot 378

"The Isle of Man", Moule, Thomas

Subject: Isle of Man

Period: 1843 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.5 x 8 inches
26.7 x 20.3 cm

This is one of the most attractive maps of the Isle of Man. It was engraved by James Bingley for Thomas Moule in 1833 and this edition was published by George Virtue with his imprint. The map is decorated with extravagant gothic architectural borders, coats of arms and a vignette featuring the allegorical female representation of Mona presiding over stormy seas. The map itself provides detailed information, particularly of the roads.

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Condition: A

Couple of tiny tears in blank margins.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $85

Closed on 6/8/2005

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