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Auction 95, Lot 238

"Smith's New and Accurate Map of the Lakes, in the Counties of Cumberland, Westmoreland and Lancaster", Smith, Charles

Subject: England

Period: 1802 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

19 x 23.5 inches
48.3 x 59.7 cm
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Dissected and linen backed folding map, extending from St. Bees Heads to Bampton, and from Carlisle to Ulverston. A charming map of the area of England dear to the hearts of the Romantics, who were in their heyday at this period. At the bottom left is a list of "Inns which supply Post Horses & Carriages". The original pastel colors are tastefully applied.


Condition: A

The original pastel colors are tastefully applied. Backing worn at fold junctions with a couple of short splits not affecting paper, else fine.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/13/2001