Auction 89, Lot 163

"The Road from London to St. Neotts in Com. Hunt. Continued to Oakeham in Com Rutland.",

Subject: England

Period: 1675 (circa)

Publication: Britannia

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 13.5 inches
45.7 x 34.3 cm

Handsome road map in the pictorial style pioneered by Ogilby. The map begins in High Barnet and proceeds in a northerly direction on the Holy Head Road to Oakeham. The pictorial title cartouche includes a hunter with his dogs in pursuit of a stag. Beautifully color and on fine quality paper. A tiny bit of discoloration in the margins, still very fine.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $400

Closed on 12/8/1999

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