Cornwall

Cornwall

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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Cornwall

Engraved by J. & C. Walker. from their British Atlas published by Longman, Orme, Rees & Co. London 1837. 12/3/4″ x 15 1/4″. original hand colouring.

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Shows canals and early railways servicing the mining and china clay industries as well as numerous barrows, standing stones, etc. An inconspicuous light crease to the bottom left corner. The map is dated 1835.

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Cornwall.

by Robert Morden. from Magna Britannia et Hibernia  1713-1731. later hand colouring.  6 1/4″ x 8 1/4″

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Magna Britannia was published by subscription in 92 parts between 1713 and 1731 and was one of the earliest examples of serial publication.

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( Cornwall )

Published by G. & J. Cary, 86 St.James’s Street, London. July 1st 1832. Sheet no. 1 of Cary’s Improved Map of England and Wales with a Considerable Portion of Scotland. Linen-backed, dissected and folding. Mottled green card covers with a miniature outline map of the area and the ticket of Roake & Varty, Stationers, 31, Strand. Housed in a matching slip case. 20 1/4″ x 25 1/4″.  Original hand colouring. At a scale of two statute miles to 1″.

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A detailed and superbly engraved map in fine original hand colouring. Cary’s Improved Map of England and Wales comprises 65 sheets and covers an area of approximately 236 sq. feet when laid out. N.B. A complete set, dissected and boxed, of all 65 maps, title page, index, etc. is being sourced and should be available shortly.

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A Modern Map of Cornwall

Engraved by Thomas Conder for Walpoole’s New & Complete British Traveller. published by Alex. Hogg at the King’s Arms No. 16, Paternoster Row, London 1784. 7″ x 8 5/8″ (to include decorative title). later hand colouring.

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An attractively coloured example with an inset of the Isles of Scilly. Maps from this publication were printed in pairs; this example has been carefully remargined to the bottom border where it has been separated.

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An accurate map of Cornwall

by Eman. Bowen. from The Royal English Atlas c. 1764.  Original outline colouring.  16″ x 19 3/4″.  Enhanced by numerous paragraphs of  “..Historical Extracts, relative to its Produce Trade and Manufactures..”

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The map corresponds to Hodson State a ( County Atlases of the British Isles Vol.iii p.22 by Donald Hodson ). It bears plate no.7 bottom left margin although there is a contemporary ink title ‘Cornwall’ and the number ‘5’ verso – interestingly there is no plate number 5 in Hodson’s listing. Remnants of three pages from an early 19c book adhere verso, for no apparent reason.

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Cornouaille (Cornwall)

Aristide Michel Perrot. published Paris 1824 in ” L’Angleterre ou Description Historique et Topographique du Royaume-Uni de la Grande Bretagne” by George-Bernhard Depping. Copper engraving with original outline hand colouring.

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Charming miniature map of Cornwall. Uncommon. Wash line mounted ready for framing.

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Cornub. Devonia Somerset etc.

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

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A charming miniature map of the south west corner of the British Isles.

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Cornwal Devonshyre

Engraved by William Hole for the 1622 edition of Poly-Olbion by Michael Drayton. Copper engraving.  9 5/8″ x 12 7/8″. An untitled map showing Cornwall, Devonshire and the (somewhat misplaced) Channel Islands.

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Poly-Olbion was a book of “song poems” by the poet Michael Drayton celebrating the countryside, illustrated with vibrant, allegorical maps based on river systems. They show nymphs, shepherds, peasants, some topographical detail such as hills, forests and larger towns and – in this example – sea monsters, amorous neptunes and naked dancers.

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Cornwall

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. It also features an inset of the Scilly Isles. 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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Cornwall

Drawn by R.Creighton. Engraved by T. Starling. from Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary 1842-5.  7″ x 9 1/4″.  original outline hand colouring.

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A clearly engraved map of the county showing the early railway systems allied to its mining activities. The map also shows the position of Smeaton’s lighthouse(1759-1877) on the Eddystone rocks. There is an inset of the Scilly Islands.

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Cornwall

engraved by Pigot & Sons. from Pigot & Co.’s  British Atlas 1839.  later  hand colouring.  9 1/8 ” x 14″.

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Vignette of St.Mary’s Church Truro and an inset of the Scilly Isles. A detailed and informative map showing mail roads, turnpike roads and cross roads as well as rail roads, rivers and canals.

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Cornwall from the Best Surveys 1748

engraved anonymously. printed for J.Hinton at the King’s Arms in St. Paul’s Church Yard 1748 and published in the Universal Magazine 1748. 7″ x 8 3/4″. later hand colouring.

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An attractively presented map with the arms of the county and those of the Duke of Cornwall.

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Cornwall olim pars Danmoniorum

Engraved by William Kip after Christopher Saxton and John Norden. Later hand colouring.  pub. in Camden’s Britannia 1637.  11 7/8″ x 15 3/8″.

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With extended margins to the sides and base and some repaired tears to the map itself – nonetheless a good impression of a very decorative map featuring an inset view of Launceston and it’s castle.

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Cornwall.

From The New British Atlas published by Henry Teesdale & Co. London 1829-40.  13 1/2″ x 16 1/2″.  Original hand colouring.

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A clear, detailed map of Cornwall showing the early horse-drawn railways built to service the copper mines around Gwennap, mail coach roads, turnpike roads, bye roads, canals, rivers, churches and chapels as well as tin mines, market towns and seats of the nobility and gentry. The map also features a ‘proposed railroad’ from Truro to the coast north of Bollingey.

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The Islands of Scilly

by Capt. Greenvile Collins.  from Great Britain’s Coasting Pilot 1745.  to include ‘ A true Description of the Setting of the Tides ‘  by Master-Gunner Abraham Tovey.  22 1/2″ x 22″ overall.  full wash hand colouring.

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First published in 1693 as part of Collins’ monumental survey of the coastline of the British Isles. Some marginal repairs and a few minute old worm holes do not detract from what is essentially the only obtainable 17c representation of the Scilly Islands.

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