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The Voyage Of Matrimony. A Study For Youth.

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The Voyage Of Matrimony. A Study For Youth. : S. W. Fores

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An amusing and very rare morality map plotting the coasts of the Country of Bliss, the Oceans of Life, Universal Love and the Sea of Repentance with the "City of Marriage feebly defended" at the centre. Features on the map include the "Coast of Indecision", "Squabble Marsh" and the "Vulcano of Passions and mountains of Admiration" amongst a variety of locations presenting the possible advantages and pitfalls of romantic entanglement. Between "Baby land", "Manhood Point" and "Icebergs of Death" ships travel with cargoes of love letters or clandestine correspondence.
region: Curiosities
mapmaker: S. W. Fores
place and date of publication: London 1826
medium and colour: Copperplate, Uncoloured
size in mm: 330 by 235mm (13 by 9.25 inches).
ref: 42582

Price: £ 1280

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