Auction 115, Lot 386

"Delineatio ac finitima Regio Magnae Brittaniae, Metropoleos Londini…", Lotter, Tobias Conrad

Subject: England

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.5 x 19.5 inches
57.2 x 49.5 cm

Bold and handsome map of London including the surrounding areas of Kent, Essex, Middlesex and a part of Surrey. The map is filled with great detail showing the various towns, roads, churches and monasteries, castles, parks, marshes, hills, forests and rivers. The fine title cartouche is surmounted with the royal arms and is surrounded by figures including a group of merchants, and the mythical figures of Mercury and Fortune.

References:

Condition: A

Fine original color and impression. Bit of damp stain in blank margins.

Estimate: $800 - $1,000

Sold for: $700

Closed on 6/21/2006

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