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Moule’s Map of the Isle of Man

SKU: 8880
£100.00

Title:
Moule’s Map of the Isle of Man

Date of publication:
c.1845

Printed Measurement:
19 x 26.5 cm

Colour:
modern

Mapmaker(s):

  • Thomas Moule
  • Steel engraving, 19 x 26.5 cm, recent hand-colour, map of the Isle of Man with blank verso.

    Moule was a bookseller, writer on heraldry and publisher who commissioned what is generally considered to be the last really decorative series of English county maps. They were first issued in monthly parts with a simple single-colour wash between 1830-37, but were issued black and white thereafter, mostly being used to illustrate editions of ‘English Counties Delineated’ and ‘Barclay's Dictionary’.