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Auction 95, Lot 229

"A Map of England, Wales & Scotland, describing all the Direct and principal Cross Roads in Great Britain, with the Distances measured between the Market Towns and from London; Likewise the Great Rivers and Navigable Canals", Faden, William

Subject: Britain

Period: 1819 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

24 x 28.5 inches
61 x 72.4 cm
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Scarce linen backed folding map in original marbled slipcase with paper label. Counties of England and Wales are nicely colored by hand with wash and outline. Scotland is shown as far a Perthshire, with the northern section inset. A very attractive road map with Faden's typical detail and crisp engraving style.


Condition: B

Slight age toning and very minor occasional foxing. Slipcase worn and torn at top.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/13/2001