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Auction 195, Lot 454

"An Accurate Map of the County of Suffolk Divided into Its Hundreds. Drawn from Surveys, with Various Additional Improvements...", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Eastern England

Period: 1752 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

27.5 x 20.6 inches
69.9 x 52.3 cm
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This attractive map of Suffolk is divided into "Hundreds," an old English term for an area that would support a hundred families. It is densely filled with details including major roads, villages, churches, and castles. Text surrounding the map discusses the history of the Earls and Dukes of Suffolk, the seats of Nobility, and other historical and geographical notes. Decorated by a pastoral-themed title cartouche and rococo-style dedication cartouche.


Condition: B+

Remargined at top with a few small worm tracks in the top border that have been repaired with image replaced in facsimile. A 1.25" centerfold separation at bottom has been closed on verso with old paper.

Estimate: $250 - $325


Closed on 11/15/2023