Auction 116, Lot 429

"Remote British Islands", Thomson, John

Subject: British Islands

Period: 1817 (dated)

Publication: A New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.3 x 19.5 inches
59.2 x 49.5 cm

This interesting and attractive sheet contains five separate maps and two vignettes: Isles of Guernsey, Herm, Sark and Alderney; Isle of Jersey; Isles of Scilly; Isle of Mann; Isle of Wight; View of Eddystone Light House; and Freshwater Bay, in the Isle of Wight, with a distant View of the Needle Rocks. The maps provide excellent detail of each island including settlements, roads, forts and topography.

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Condition: B

Sound paper with original margins. A little scattered toning and some oxidation to hand coloring, else very good.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/20/2006

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