Berkshire

Berkshire

Drawn by R.Creighton. Engraved by T.Starling. from Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary 1842-5.  6 3/4″ x 9 1/4″.  original outline hand colouring.

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A clearly engraved map of the county showing the beginnings of the railway system.

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Berkshire.

from The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales published by Archd. Fullarton & Co. Glasgow 1843-49.  7 3/8″ x 9 5/8″.  attractive later hand colouring.

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With a neatly engraved vignette of Windsor Castle.

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A Mapp of Barkshire

by Richard Blome. published in England Exactly Described by Thomas Taylor London 1715.  later hand colouring.  7 ” x 9 1/4″

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Engraved by Wenceslaus Hollar in 1671 this was the smallest of his three maps of Berkshire. A little marginal discolouration.

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Berk Shire

by Emmanuel Bowen. published in Britannia Depicta 1720-1764.  7 1/4″ x 4 5/8″ ( to include additional decorative title ‘The Roads from Oxford to Salisbury’). verso is the road from Oxford to Hungerford via Abingdon and Great Shelford. Later hand colouring to map.

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Britannia Depicta was one of a number of reduced versions of Ogilby’s monumental survey of the roads of England and Wales, first published in 1675, issued in the early eighteeth century. It was the only one however, to include county maps as well as road maps and proved extremely popular.

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Berkshire

by Benjamin Pitts Capper. engraved by H.Cooper.  published in A Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom. printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown Paternoster Row London 1813.  4″ x 7″.   contemporary wash hand colouring.

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A clearly engraved, attractively coloured map showing ‘ every parish and place containing upwards of 40 houses ‘ as well as numbers of inhabitants, houses and acreages. Although this map is from the 1813 edition it retains the the imprint of R.Philips, Bridge Street, Blackfriars and the original date of publication of 1808; it is, however, a most unusual example in that, contrary to most sources, the engraver’s name has been removed.

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Berkshire.

Drawn & Engraved by J.Archer Pentonville London. pub. Dugdale’s England and Wales Delineated. c.1850.  7″ x 9″.  Steel engraving with attractive, contemporary, full wash hand colouring. A very nice example.

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Comitatus Bercheriae vulgo Barkshyre

Engraved by William Hole after Christopher Saxton. Later hand colouring.  pub. in Camden’s Britannia 1637.  9 1/8″ x 12 5/8″.

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Some creasing and reinforcement – nonetheless an attractive example in softly muted colours of the third edition of the first printed map of Berkshire. Based on the Saxton map (which covered Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire together) of 1574.

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Le Provincie che sono al Sud Est Dell’Inghilterra

by Pazzini Carli 1790. 9″ x 12 1/4″. old wash hand colouring.

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An attractively coloured uncommon map of the south east of England notwithstanding a little light dusting, mainly marginal, and some mild handling creases.

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Plan of the Town of Reading

engraved by Neele. from Magna Britannia by Daniel Lysons 1806. 10″ x 7 3/4″ to include title.

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Warwicum Northapton Hunting. etc.

by Petrus Bertius. from the miniature version of Camden’s Britannia  published Blaeu 1639.  later hand colouring.  3 3/4″ x 5 1/4″.

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A charming miniature map of the south east corner of the British Isles, carefully backed on matching paper to provide additional margins for mounting and framing.

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