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Auction 151, Lot 475


"The Province of Ulster, One of the Four Into Which Ireland Is Divided by Geographers", Kitchin, Thomas

Subject: Northern Ireland

Period: 1766 (published)

Publication: London Magazine

Color: Hand Color

9.1 x 6.7 inches
23.1 x 17 cm

This striking map shows Ulster, the northernmost province of Ireland. Cities (including Belfast and Derry), boroughs, post towns, barracks, and post roads can be identified with the aid of a key at bottom right, and bays, rivers, lakes, and other topographical details are shown as well. A compass rose and decorative title cartouche are also included. Published in London Magazine in January 1766.

References: Jolly #LOND-250.

Condition: B+

A nice impression, issued folding on a slightly toned sheet that has been remargined at left, with a portion of the neatline replaced in facsimile. There is also minor offsetting, mostly concentrated on the right side of the map.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $26

Closed on 11/19/2014