Lot 1109: GREAT BRITAIN -- PATERSON, D. Paterson's British itinerary being a new and
16 November 2016
2311 RW Leiden, NetherlandsLive Auction
GREAT BRITAIN -- PATERSON, D. Paterson's British itinerary being a new and accurate delineation and description of the direct and principal cross roads of Great Britain. Lond., printed for and sold by the Proprietor Carington Bowles, 1785. 2 vols. x, xxix, 189-228; 143-167, 31-121, (1) pp. W. double-p. handcold. front.-map, 2 engr. ti-pp., 1 dedic. engr, 186 engr. strip maps (2 on 1 page) in vol. 1 and 172 in vol. 2. Cont. tree cf. w. red labels. (Upper joint vol. 2 split, corners bumped, upper part vol. 2 a bit stained in places, else fine). Paterson (1738-1825), is most famous for his series of road books and cartographical works; his main contribution was to improve the information on roads. - Sabin, 27991.
Estimated Price: € 300