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Auction 156, Lot 442

"Wyld's, Road Director, Through England and Wales Being a New and Comprehensive Display of the Roads and Distances from Town to Town and of Each Remarkable Place from London", Wyld, James

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1838 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

20.7 x 23.6 inches
52.6 x 59.9 cm

This highly detailed map is delineated by county and covers England and Wales, Scotland north to Stirling and the east coast of Ireland. Hundreds of cities, towns, and villages are identified along with principal roads, great roads and lesser roads. Distances between locations are noted. Dissected and backed with original linen. Folds into an original slipcase intended for a map of Ireland (as marked on the spine of the slipcase).


Condition: A

Attractive example with minor offsetting of the title, otherwise fine. Light wear and soiling to slipcase.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/17/2016