Auction 137, Lot 502

"[Lot of 2] A New and Correct Map of Great Britain from the Most Accurate Surveys [and] A New and Accurate Map of Scotland from the Latest Surveys",

Subject: Britain

Period: 1788-1806 (circa)

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A. A New and Correct Map of Great Britain from the Most Accurate Surveys by Thomas Bowen, ca. 1788, black & white, (12 X 17"). Map of England, Scotland and Wales with individual counties named and outlined. Shows an untitled "Hadrian's Wall" plus "Severus Wall." Condition - the map is backed with Japanese tissue to repair a few tears in the blank margin, one of which just extends into the neatline There is also one small spot in lower center portion of image. (B+)

B. A New and Accurate Map of Scotland from the Latest Surveys by Robert Wilkinson, 1806, Hand Color (8.5 x 11.3"). Nice small map of Scotland, the Orkney Islands and Western Islands. Each county is highlighted in a different color. Condition - the margins are slightly soiled and stained and there are a few small spots in image. Small tear in upper blank margin repaired on verso with archival material. (B)

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Estimate: $230 - $275

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Closed on 9/14/2011

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