Auction 156, Lot 425

"[Lot of 4] England [and] Southern Part of Scotland [and] Northern Part of Scotland [and] Northern Part of Ireland", Thomson, John

Subject: Britain

Period: 1814-21 (dated)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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This set of 4 large maps are from Thomson's New General Atlas. Each map is filled with detail, including political boundaries, towns, topography, and river systems.

A. England, dated 1814 (20.6 x 23.6"). Condition: On paper watermarked "V F 1796" with light offsetting. (B+)
B. Southern Part of Scotland, dated 1821 (23.1 x 19.7"). Includes a lovely vignette of Port Patrick in Wigtownshire. Condition: On paper watermarked "A. Cowan 1821" with light offsetting and a centerfold separation that enters 1.5" into map at bottom. (B+)
C. Northern Part of Scotland, dated 1821 (23.2 x 19.9"). Includes a lovely vignette of the island of Staffa. Condition: On paper watermarked "A. Cowan 1821" with light offsetting. (B+)
D. Northern Part of Ireland, dated 1817 (22.9 x 19.3"). Includes a lovely vignette of the Giant's Causeway in the county of Antrim. Condition: Light offsetting with several extraneous creases. (B)

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Condition:

Full original color. See above for additional details.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 2/17/2016

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