Auction 89, Lot 162

"The Road from London to Rye",

Subject: England

Period: 1675 (circa)

Publication: Britannia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17.5 x 11.5 inches
44.5 x 29.2 cm

John Ogilby pioneered a series of pictorial road maps of England. This fascinating map details the entire road from London to the sea at Rye Bay with details along the route. Includes a city plan of London and a large title cartouche flanked with the figures and the royal coat of arms. Attractive color, probably later, with a bit of bleed through on verso.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $450 - $500

Unsold

Closed on 12/8/1999

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