Auction 149, Lot 452

"A Plan of the River Lagon, and of the Intended Navigable Canal from Belfast to Loughneagh...", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Northern Ireland

Period: 1778 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

12.4 x 6.8 inches
31.5 x 17.3 cm

This appealing map centers on the River Lagan and stretches from Lough Neagh to just northeast of Belfast. Various towns and cities, mills, bridges, and roads are shown. A chart at bottom right indicates the distance between various destinations in the area depicted. A compass rose orients the map with the north to the upper right hand corner.

References: Jolly #LOND-263.

Condition: B+

Issued folding with light offsetting.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $50

Closed on 5/21/2014