Auction 97, Lot 306

"Bowles's New Travelling Map of England and Wales Exhibiting all the Direct and Principal Cross Roads: with the Distances in measured Miles", Bowles, Carrington

Subject: England and Wales

Period: 1790 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

20.5 x 23.2 inches
52.1 x 58.9 cm

Dissected and linen-backed folding map in marbled paper slipcase with original labels back and front. Map shows part of Scotland to Stirling, coastline of Ireland and small section of the French coast. A delightful, uncluttered map with tasteful hand-colored outlining of the shires, a compass rose, and a title vignette incorporating a coach and horses in a rural scene.


Condition: B

Bit of surface soil and some breaks in linen. Slipcase very worn with some archival tape repairs.

Estimate: $180 - $200


Closed on 12/5/2001