Lot 101: Overton (Henry & Hoole, J., publisher). Britannia Illustrata, or Views of all the Palaces, several Seats and other Publick Buildings of England; very neatly Engrav'd, printed & sold by H. Overton & J. Hoole, 1724, engraved title, with text in English and French, and 28 fine copper engraved bird's-eye-views, including Kensington Palace, Windsor Castle, Hampton Court, Blenheim, Chatsworth, Longleat, Althrop, Tunbridge Wells, Eddystone Lighthouse and St. Paul's, on laid paper, untrimmed, some toning to title, and minor marks, stitched as issued, oblong folio (20.5 x 32cm). Though entirely separate, this work is often confused with Kip's similar work bearing a very similar title. The view of St. Paul's is signed B. Cole. (1)
Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction September 2015
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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