Auction 134, Lot 413

"Westmorland", Morden, Robert

Subject: England

Period: 1695 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

16.5 x 14.3 inches
41.9 x 36.3 cm

This is an attractive map of the historic county of Westmorland that was renamed to Cumbria in 1974. The map is filled with names of towns and pictorial depictions of forests. Locates Kirkby Lonsdale, Ambleside, Kirky Steuen and Abaliaba as well as many smaller villages. The map includes a boldly drawn title cartouche and three distance scales. An imprint says the map was Sold by - Abel Swale Awnsham & John Churchill.


Condition: B+

Image is very nice with some light offsetting visible in blank areas and one worm hole visible when held to the light. Short marginal splits at centerfold, lower one just to border is closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $160 - $200


Closed on 12/1/2010