Auction 122, Lot 474

"The Road from Carlisle Com. Cumbr. To Barwick upon Tweed Com. Northum.", Gardner, Thomas

Subject: Scotland and England

Period: 1719 (published)

Publication: A Pocket-guide to the English Traveller

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.5 x 6.8 inches
26.7 x 17.3 cm

Uncommon and attractive map from Gardner's scarce guide. The map is very similar to Ogilby's road maps in style and decoration, but on a reduced scale. Beginning at Carlisle in Scotland, the road winds its way through villages, woods, hills, and parks to Barwick in Northumberland. Very decorative chart with scroll-like panels and seven compass roses.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $130 - $150

Sold for: $95

Closed on 12/5/2007

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