Taylor, A. E. (illus).
Color pictorial / pictographic map with decorative border, 32 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches on sheet size 37 x 15 inches, folding as issued to 10 x 7 1/2 inches. Pinhole separations at two fold intersections, creasing to folded map resulting in symmetrical soft creases around vertical fold line, faint scattered foxing; overall good to very good condition. This attractive vintage map shows the route between London in the lower right to Newcastle on Tyne in the upper left. Features a decorative cartouche and compass, literary quotes and pictographs of places of interest. "A.E. Taylor '30" printed at lower left corner. Taylor designed many of these decorative maps for Pratts Oil (which became Esso), showing the inspiration of historic maps such as those in by John Ogilby's 1675 atlas. Item #43938