Auction 116, Lot 440

"[Lot of 2] A Map of Hartfordshire [and] A Map of Kent", Stockdale, John

Subject: England

Period: 1797-98 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
19.3 x 15.3 inches
49 x 38.9 cm

These two finely engraved, copper plate maps show abundant detail, predominately of the road system. Both have distance scales in British statute miles and a four point compass rose with fleur-de-lys. The latter shows the course of the Thames up to London and includes a table "Reference to the Hundreds" that lists 61 places.

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Condition: B

Overall offsetting. Folding, as issued, with small fold intersection split on Hartfordshire.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/20/2006

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