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Auction 156, Lot 426

"A Map of England, Wales, & Scotland, Describing All the Direct and Principal Cross Roads in Great Britain...", Faden, William

Subject: Britain

Period: 1819 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

24.1 x 28.6 inches
61.2 x 72.6 cm

This attractive folding road map of Britain features Faden's typical detail and crisp engraving style. The counties of England and Wales are delineated, and towns and cities, turnpikes, rivers, canals, and mail coach roads are located. Scotland is shown as far north as Perthshire, with the northern portion of the country appearing in an inset at top right. Dissected and backed in linen. It slides into the original marbled paper-board slipcase with printed paper label.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with light scattered foxing, minor soiling, and faint offsetting. The slipcase is worn and torn, with a couple of worm tracks.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 2/17/2016