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SOLD Set of Fifty New and Correct Maps Of England and Wales...


Code: 76577

Title: 'A Set of Fifty New and Correct Maps of England and Wales, etc. with the Great Roads and Principal Cross-Roads, etc., shewing the Computed Miles from Town to Town. A Work Long Wanted, and very Useful for all Gentlemen that Travel from any part of England ...'

A double-page printed title, two folding engraved maps on England and Wales, hand-coloured in outline, forty-eight double-page English county maps (Cornwall and Devon hand-coloured in outline) with antiquities to the side margins. The final three maps (Westmorland, Cumberland and Northumberland) are slightly closely cropped, many of the maps have been titled in ink to the reverse by a contemp. hand, with some slight show-through. Recent antique-style half calf gilt.

Chubb CLXI. A reprint of the first edition printed in the same year, the only difference is that the maps have been numbered 1-50 within brackets between the border lines in the top left-hand corner.