Auction 154, Lot 447

"Carte d'Irlande Divisee en Provinces et Comtes sur Laquelle on a Marque les Grands-Chemins, les Chemins de Traverse, et les Distances, en Milles Anglaia, des Principaux Lieux a Dublin", Depot de la Marine

Subject: Ireland

Period: 1803 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.4 x 25.8 inches
51.8 x 65.5 cm

This uncommon large-scale map of Ireland is densely detailed with political boundaries, towns, roads, rivers, and topography. The numbers listed adjacent to towns throughout the map indicate the distance in English miles from that location to Dublin. The engraved Depot de la Marine seal appears at bottom right, along with the price: Prix. Trois Francs.

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Condition: A

A bright sheet of watermarked paper with wide margins and minor offsetting.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/16/2015

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