Auction 170, Lot 453

"Map of the County of Middlesex, from an Actual Survey Made in the Years 1819 & 1820", Greenwood Firm

Subject: Southern England

Period: 1829 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

25.8 x 21.1 inches
65.5 x 53.6 cm

This large and decorative map of Middlesex was published by the famous Greenwood firm. It depicts the region from London west to Uxbridge and north to Waltham Abbey. Large vignettes of Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral are illustrated in the lower portion of the sheet with a large compass rose above the map image. The key at top right identifies boundaries, market towns, parishes, villages, various roads, canals, railways, woods, castles, churches, parks, and more.


Condition: B+

On heavy paper with a "J. Whatman 1829" watermark and some archivally repaired edge tears, including one that enters 3" into map image at bottom. There is minor soiling, much of it confined to the margins, a chip in the left blank margin, and the centerfold has been reinforced on verso with archival materials.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/14/2018