Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire

from The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales published by Archd. Fullarton & Co. Glasgow 1843-49.  7 1/2″ x 9 1/2″.  attractive later hand colouring.

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With a neatly engraved vignette of St. Alban’s Abbey Church.

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Hertfordshire

By G.W.Bacon. from Bacon’s Large Scale Atlas of London and Suburbs published c.1919.  coloured lithograph. 12 1/8 ” x 17 3/4″.

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A detailed map showing roads, canals, parks, country seats and the last of the smaller, privately operated railway companies before their incorporation into the “Big Four” in 1923. Divided into five mile squares.

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A Map of the Road from London to Chester

Anon. published in the Gentleman’s Magazine January 1765.  7 5/8″ x 11 3/4″.  later hand colouring.

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The first in a series of road maps issued intermittently between 1765 and at least 1775 some of which are credited to the engraver Thomas Bowen. Chester is given as 182 miles from London implying a scale of roughly three miles to the inch. Showing windmills, paper mills, water mills, gibbets, brine pits as well as distances, gentleman’s houses and halls.

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Hartford shire described

by John Speede. published in The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine 1627. later hand colouring. 15″ x 19 7/8″.

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Somewhat mishandled during it’s lifetime, with proportionate repairs, it is testimony to Speed’s original conception and design that this map still presents attractively. To the reverse there is a history of Hertfordshire and a list of parishes.

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Hartforde

by John Speed. from his map of Hertfordshire c.1627.  3 3/4″ x 5 3/4″.  later hand colouring.

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The only plan of Hertford to show the castle in its entirety; from Stuart times it fell out of favour as a royal residence and all that now remains is the gatehouse and some ruined walling.

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Hertford Shire

by Emmanuel Bowen. published in Britannia Depicta 1720-1764.  7 1/8″ x 4 3/4″ ( to include additional decorative title ‘The Road from London to Wells’). verso is the road from Newmarket to Swaffham. 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 eighteenth century. It was the only one however, to include county maps as well as road maps and proved extremely popular. The lower margin has been extended to facilitate framing.

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Hertfordshire

Anonymous. published by Robert Butters in An Atlas of England 1803 and, as in this example,  by William Green in The Picture of England 1804. 4 7/8″ x 3 1/2″. original hand colouring. with 9pp of accompanying text.

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A scarce little map incorrectly orientated. The text mentions, near Redbourn, ‘ a brook called Wenmer, or Womer, that sometimes swells so high as to overflow, which in the opinion of the natives, presages some public calamity ‘ – global warming possibly.

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Hertfordshire

from The Complete and Universal Dictionary of the English Language by the Reverend James Barclay 1840-52.  later hand colouring.  8″ x 10 1/2″.

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A highly decorative map embellished with views of St.Alban’s Abbey and Cashiobury with the addition of the Birmingham and Norwich railways.

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Hertfordshire

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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Hertfordshire.

Drawn & Engraved by J.Archer Pentonville London. pub. Dugdale’s England and Wales Delineated. c.1850.  7 1/4″ x 9 1/4″.  Steel engraving with attractive  hand colouring.

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A nice example.

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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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Map of the county of Hertford….1830 & 1831

by C. & J. Greenwood. published April 1st, 1834 by Greenwood & Co. London. Steel engraving with fine fresh original wash hand colouring to the map and a large  uncoloured vignette of St. Alban’s Abbey to bottom right.  23″ x 29″.  A little light dusting and pale spotting to page edges and two small spots in blank areas of the map.  A  good example.

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A large, detailed and beautifully engraved map of the county of Hertfordshire 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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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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