Auction 132, Lot 422

"Middlesex", Moule, Thomas

Subject: England

Period: 1840 (circa)

Publication: The English Counties Delineated;

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.3 x 7.8 inches
26.2 x 19.8 cm

This decorative map of Middlesex provides detailed information of the county, cities, towns, roads, canals and parks. The fine steel engraving includes vignettes of Westminster Bridge and Abbey and Buckingham Palace, and an elaborate border with coats of arms, and allegorical figures including two river gods representing the Thames. Thomas Moule was a bookseller and writer on heraldry and antiquities. His well-known series of county maps are the last series of decorative county maps to be published in England and are an important addition to any collection.

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Condition: A

Some mild toning in margins and a chipped corner, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $90 - $130

Sold for: $65

Closed on 6/2/2010

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