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A New Map of the vicinity of Aberystwyth by John Evans

£220.00 Approx $283.51, €243.09

Code: 53639

Date: 1824

Rare.  Long title:  A new map of the vicinity of Aberystwyth including three divisions out of five of Cardiganshire, shewing the positions of roads, rivers, coast, churches, gentlemens (sic) seats etc /By John Evans Penygraig 1824. Dissected into ten and laid on linen.  Houses pictorially depicted, churches and roads.  Engraving with hand colouring. Overall sheet size: 45.5cms x 26; image size: 430mm x 235mm.  Highly decorative cartouche with bird above pulling on string. Not in WorldCat or Copac but listed in the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth. Folds into blue marbled endpapers, some staining to verso and slight lifting of three sections on front - see photos but charming and rare item.