Devonshire

( Devonshire, Somersetshire, Dorsetshire )

Published by G. & J. Cary, 86 St.James’s Street, London. July. 1st 1820. Sheet no. 10 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 Devonshire

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. 6 1/8″ x 8″. later hand colouring.

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An attractively coloured example showing tin, copper and lead mines and ‘places where fairs are kept’, as well as borough towns, market towns, rectories and vicarages. Maps from this publication were printed in pairs; this example has been carefully remargined to the top border where it has been separated.

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Bacons Large Scale Plan of Plymouth

pub.G.W.Bacon & Co. c.18×26 ins. nd. early 20c. coloured. fldng/linen backed. blue linencloth covers. index of streets

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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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Devon

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 Devonshire. Uncommon. Wash line mounted ready for framing.

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Devon Shire

by Robt. Morden. from The New Description and State of England 1701-4.  later hand colouring.  7″ x 8 1/4″.

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A strong impression of the first issue of this map. Small chips to the margins easily overmountable.

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Devonshire

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 towns, parishes, 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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Devonshire

engraved by Mutlow. published by T.Cadell London 1822. 13 3/4″ x 9 1/4″. later hand colouring.

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With an inset plan of Lundy Isle.

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Devonshire

Engraved by J.Dower. From The English Counties Delineated by Thomas Moule 1836-38.  later hand colouring.  7 3/8″ x 9 7/8″.

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A decorative map with a view of the Guildhall Exeter. Shows the Dartmoor Rail Road (the Plymouth and Dartmoor Railway) built to service the china clay pits and the Haytor Granite Tramway whose tracks, as well as transporting granite, were also built from it and ran from the quarries to the Stover Canal.

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Devonshire (North and South Sheets)

lithographed and published by G.W. Bacon c. 1890. original hand colouring.  image area for each sheet is 12 3/8″ x 18 1/4″.

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Divided into five mile squares. Shows railways and stations.

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Plymouth, Devonport and Stonehouse.

Drawn and engraved by J.Rapkin. from Tallis’s Illustrated Atlas 1851.  10 3/8″ x 14 1/4″ to include the decorative borders.  superb full hand colouring.

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An exceptional example. With finely coloured vignettes of Plymouth Sound, The Column and Plymouth itself drawn and engraved by H.Bibby.

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