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St. George's Channel, Coast of Wales. Lewis and William Morris (fl. circa 1750-1800) Chart of St. George's Channel &c.

Auction:
2687B
Lot:
483
Sold for:
$300$250

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2687B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 17, 2013 11:00AM

Description:

St. George's Channel, Coast of Wales. Lewis and William Morris (fl. circa 1750-1800) Chart of St. George's Channel &c. Shrewsbury: William Morris, 1800.
Very large copper-plate engraved map on paper, printed on two sheets pieced together, with central horizontal fold, hand-colored, framed, 35 x 35 1/2 in.
The Morrises, father and son, made important contributions to Welsh map-making with this and many other detailed charts, published in atlases in 1748 and 1801.
Estimate $200-300


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