Auction 97, Lot 316

"Environs of London", Wyld, James

Subject: England

Period: 1880 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.5 x 23.5 inches
59.7 x 59.7 cm

Dissected and linen-backed folding plan with marbled paper self-backs. Handsome and unusual circular map with concentric circles showing postal districts and extending from Welwyn to Stanford Le Hope to beyond Reigate to Slough. The center of the circle is a plan of London with the Thames River meandering across the through the map. Super details and the circles, county boundaries, parks etc. are nicely hand-colored. Lacking a slipcase.

References:

Condition: A

Minor surface soil in margins, otherwise fine.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Unsold

Closed on 12/5/2001

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