Auction 144, Lot 157

"England and Wales with the Roads, from the Latest Survey's", Kitchin, Thomas

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1771 (published)

Publication: A New Geographical, Historical, and Commerical Grammar

Color: Hand Color

13.2 x 14.2 inches
33.5 x 36.1 cm

The extensive road system throughout England and Wales is the subject of this attractive map. Hundreds of towns fill the map, with counties delineated and listed in a table at top left. The decorative title cartouche is engraved onto the face of a stone structure with sheep, bales and casks in front and a lovely coastal scene in the background. Published in William Guthrie's New Geographical Grammar.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.GUTH-2a #6.

Condition: B+

Issued folding on watermarked paper with very light offsetting and a binding tear confined to bottom blank margin that has been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $140

Closed on 4/3/2013