Auction 161, Lot 508

"Cambridgeshire", Moule, Thomas

Subject: Cambridge, England

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 10.5 inches
20.3 x 26.7 cm

This decorative map of Cambridgeshire provides detailed information of the county, cities, towns, roads, canals and parks. The fine steel engraving includes vignettes of Wimpole and Ely Cathedral and an elaborate border with coats of arms, a king and a priest. Thomas Moule was a bookseller and writer on heraldry and antiquities. His well-known series of county maps are the last series of decorative county maps to be published in England.

References:

Condition: B

Toning along the sheet edges with a few minor edge chips confined to the margins. There is a 1" repaired edge tear at right and a light damp stain along the top border. The verso has adhesive residue from where it was backed with a board.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/8/2017

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