"Carte des Grandes Routes d'Angleterre, d'Ecosse, et d'Irlande", Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles
Subject: Britain - Postal Routes
Period: 1757 (dated)
Publication: Atlas Universel
Color: Hand Color
22.8 x 18.5 inches
57.9 x 47 cm
Handsome and detailed map of the mail roads through England, Scotland and Ireland. The finely engraved cartouche depicts a mail carrier mounting his horse outside a country inn. First state of this decorative map with Bellfart instead of Belfast.
References: Pedley #45.
Very good with original outline color and some light offsetting. Toning at edges of wide, original margins.