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