Auction 93, Lot 215

"The Road from London to Hith in Com. Kent, Including the Road by Maidstone", Gardner, Thomas

Subject: England

Period: 1719 (published)

Publication: Pocket Guide for the English Traveller

Color: Hand Color

10.2 x 7 inches
25.9 x 17.8 cm

Charming road map from this very scarce work, which is rarely seen on the market. The map is very similar to Ogiby in style and decoration, but on a reduced scale. Beginning on the banks of the Thames River, the road winds its way through villages, woods, hills, and parks to the city of Hith.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $140

Closed on 12/6/2000