Auction 95, Lot 232

"The Road from London to Rye in Com. Sussex", Ogilby, John

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.

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Condition: A

Evenly toned with attractive later color with a bit of bleed through on verso.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $350

Closed on 6/13/2001

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