Taylor, A. E. (mapmaker).
Pratts. Ca. 1932.
Pictorial map with decorative border, 10 1/2 x 16 3/4 inches on sheet size 12 1/2 x 18 1/2 inches, folding as issued to 12 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches. Very short separations at lower fold edges, light foxing to verso only visible on front with close examination. Good clean condition. "Watling Street is the Early English name for the great Roman road from London past St. Albans." This is one of the decorative series of eleven maps by artist A.E. Taylor which were published by Pratts, a petroleum company, this example being one of the black and white editions they issued. This map lists only nine maps of the series (#9 being East Anglia and the Midlands). Includes decorative cartouche, decorative table of distances from London, literary quotes and pictographs of places of interest. In lower right corner: "A.E. Taylor". Blank verso. An uncommon detailed and fascinating map; no record was found on OCLC (where six of the titles are listed). Item #56224