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Auction 182, Lot 462

"[Lot of 3] [The Road from London to Barwick...] [and] The Road from London to St. Neots &c Comencing at Barnet... [and] Biggleswade 15, Bugden 16, (Huntingdon 3 1/2) [on verso] Stilton 14 (Peterboro 6 1/2) Stamford 14, Coltsworth 13",

Subject: England

Period: 1720-85 (circa)

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Color: Hand Color

Size:
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A. [The Road from London to Barwick...], by Owen & Bowen, from Britannia Depicta..., circa 1720 (4.8 x 7.2"). This copper-engraved, Ogilby-style strip road map includes a coat-of-arms and descriptive text by John Owen. This sheet shows the road from Upton, through York, ending at North Allerton. Reference: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.BOW-1a #11.

B. The Road from London to St. Neots &c Comencing at Barnet..., by Owen & Bowen, from Britannia Depicta, circa 1720 (4.6 x 7.1"). This copper-engraved, Ogilby-style strip road map includes descriptive text by John Owen. This sheet shows the road from High Barnet on the outskirts of London to Oakham. Reference: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.BOW-1a #112.

C. Biggleswade 15, Bugden 16, (Huntingdon 3 1/2) [on verso] Stilton 14 (Peterboro 6 1/2) Stamford 14, Coltsworth 13, by Carrington Bowles, dated 1785 (3.5 x 6.4"). This strip-style road map includes two routes. The first is from Baldock to Lincoln, and the second is from Stamford to Colsterworth.

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Condition: A

Minor soiling.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $70

Closed on 4/28/2021

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