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Auction 153, Lot 453

"An Accurate Map of the West Riding of York Shire, Divided into Its Wapontakes. Drawn from Surveys, with Various Additional Improvements...", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Northern England

Period: 1752 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

27.9 x 20.9 inches
70.9 x 53.1 cm

This attractive map of West Riding identifies major roads, villages, churches, and castles. The map is surrounded by geographical notes and a view of Leeds at top right. Decorated by two elaborate title cartouches and a scale of miles.


Condition: B

A slightly uneven impression with light staining, some printer's ink residue, and two tears (1.5" - 2") near the center of the map that have been closed on verso with old paper. Remargined at top with a portion of the neatline in facsimile.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 5/20/2015