Auction 113, Lot 404

"Staffordshire", Moule, Thomas

Subject: England

Period: 1836 (circa)

Publication: Moule's English Counties

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.8 x 10.2 inches
19.8 x 25.9 cm

This decorative little map of Staffordshire provides detailed information of the county, cities, towns, roads, canals and parks. With finely rendered steel engraved vignettes of Stafford Castle, Lichfield Cathedral, and the Ingestre House, Seat of Earl Talbot. Embellished with an elaborate border, two coats of arms, and several Roman vases and pitchers. Thomas Moule was a bookseller and writer on heraldry and antiquities. His well-known series of county maps are the last series of decorative county maps to be published in England.

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Condition: A+

Lovely impression and coloring and good margins. Hinged onto mat board with French lines around.

Estimate: $90 - $110

Sold for: $65

Closed on 12/7/2005

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