Auction 92, Lot 253

"The Road from London to Cambridge, Ely & Kings Lynn / From Oxford to Cambridge passing thro Buckingham & Bedford", Gibson, John

Subject: England

Period: 1769 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

11.5 x 7 inches
29.2 x 17.8 cm

Copper engraved road map in the style popularized by John Ogilby. London appears at the bottom left and the road proceeds in a series of 5 panels, ending in Kings Lynn. The second map continues in the next set of panels from Oxford to Bury.

References: Jolly GENT-196.

Condition: A

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $85

Closed on 9/13/2000