Durham

Durham

from Reuben Ramble’s Travels through the Counties of England. published by Darton and Clark London 1845.  7 3/4″ x 6″.  The miniature map is a lithographic re-issue of that published in Miller’s New MIniature Atlas of 1810.  The vignettes of Durham scenes have original wash hand colouring.

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Uncommon. From a children’s atlas and therefore not often found in good condition; comes with 2pp of related text. Particularly interesting for its depiction of mining practices. A little discolouration to lower margin not affecting image.

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Durham

from Lewis’s New Traveller’s Guide 1819. contemporary hand colouring.  5 3/8″ x 3 3/4″.

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An attractively coloured miniature map highlighting turnpike roads and mail coach roads aligned with north to the right. The map also shows Greatham Hospital – the site of a 13c charity founded to help the sick and poor and still in existence today.

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Price: £40.00

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A Mapp of ye Bishoprick of Durham

by Ric: Blome. published by Richard Blome in Britannia: or a Geographical Description…. 1673.  12 7/8″ x 10 3/8″.

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Somewhat loosely engraved but not without charm; a strong impression of a good, untouched example.

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Price: £225.00

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A new map of the county of Durham ..

by R.Rowe. London:Printed for R.Rowe, no.19 Bedford Street, Bedford Row. Jany. 1st. 1814.  13 1/2″ x  16 1/2″. Full original wash colour. Dissected and mounted on linen. Original mottled card slip case with paper label.  Some pale offsetting.

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The very rare first printing by Robert Rowe of a clear, detailed and visually appealing map of the county subsequently published, in its engraved form, by Henry Teesdale between 1829 and 1842, and lithographically, by Henry George Collins and B.Clarke between 1848 and 1852.

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An Accurate Map of the County Palatine of Durham

engraved by Thos. Kitchin. pub. The Large English Atlas London c.1764. original outline hand colouring.  20″ x 26 3/4″”.

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A small area of pale discolouration to the top border otherwise a fine original example.

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Price: £365.00

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Diocese of Durham.

J.T.Law and W.F.Francis. 1864. col.litho. by W.J.Sackett. c.17.7×13.5 ins. In original blue paper covers, slightly dusty, with supporting statistical information.

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Durham

engraved by J.Roper from a drawing by G.Cole. published in The British Atlas 1810. 9 1/4″ x 7″.  later hand colouring.

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A detailed, carefully engraved plan with an inset view of the Prebends Bridge and Durham Cathedral.

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Durham

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 1/8 ” 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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Durham .

Engraved by John Cary. from Cary’s Traveller’s Companion 1819. original hand colouring. 5 3/4″ x 3 3/4″.

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A fine example of a clear, concise miniature map of the county from an immensely popular little atlas that ran into at least fourteen editions between 1790 and 1828. Its success, along with that of his New and Correct English Atlas and New English Atlas, stamped Cary as the foremost map maker of the pre-Ordnance Survey era.

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Durham.

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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Map of the County Palantine of Durham….1818 & 1819

by C. & J. Greenwood. published Jany. 26, 1831 by Greenwood & Co. London. Steel engraving with fine fresh original wash hand colouring to the map and a large  uncoloured vignette of Durham Cathedral to bottom left.  23 3/4″ x 27 1/2″.  Two inset maps of parts of Durham situated in the adjacent counties of Northumberland and the North Riding of Yorkshire. Some light dusting to blank margins. A very good example.

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A large, detailed and beautifully engraved map of Durham showing turnpike roads, toll bars, canals, railways, wind mills and water mills as well as towns, villages, castles, priories, churches, chapels, hills and rivers.

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Newcastle upon Tyne & Gateshead

engraved by J.Roper from a drawing by G.Cole. published in The British Atlas 1810. 7 1/4″ x 9 1/4″. later hand colouring.

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A detailed, carefully engraved plan with an inset view of the Church of St. Nicholas and a vignette of the Arms of Newcastle.

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The Bishoprick and Citie of Durham

engraved by Jodocus Hondius. from The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine by John Speed 1676. later hand colouring. 15″ x 19 3/4″. English text verso.

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Some strengthening and small repairs to the top and bottom of the centrefold notwithstanding, a sound example. Interestingly this particular map bears no mention of Speed’s name.

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Price: £575.00

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