Auction 140, Lot 486

"[Lot of 2] A View of the City of Dublin from the Magazine Hill in His Majesty's Phoenix Park [and] A New Map of Ireland from the Best Observations",

Subject: Dublin, Ireland

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication: New Geographical Dictionary

Color: Black & White

Size:
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A. A View of the City of Dublin from the Magazine Hill in His Majesty's Phoenix Park, (10 x 7.5"). This is a nice panoramic view, with magazine hill in Phoenix Park in the forefront along with a few men and women working the fields. In the background is the city with numerous churches, towers, buildings and fortifications. Engraved by Hulett. Condition - there is a tiny hole in the upper left portion of the image, else very good.

B. A New Map of Ireland from the Best Observations, (7.5 x 11"). This is a detailed map of Ireland showing the thirty-two counties along with towns, rivers and wagon roads. At lower-right is a pair of sheep next to a rococo-style cartouche. Engraved by Prinald. Condition - there are a few tiny spots in the lower portion of the image, else very good.

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Condition: B+

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Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/23/2012

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