Huntingtonshire

A New Map of Huntingdonshire

by John Cary Engraver 1818. from Cary’s New English Atlas published by J.Cary Engraver & Map seller 1818.  21 1/4″ x 19″.  fine original wash hand colouring.

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Shows the five large meres: Trundle, Brik, Ugg, Ramsey and the largest, Whittlesea, which extended to around 3000 acres – plus Benwick Mere, just over the border in Cambridgeshire. By the mid nineteenth century all were under the plough. A few very faint creases do not detract from a beautifully engraved and coloured example from one of the finest map makers of his day.

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Huntingdon

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.  7 ” x  4 “.   contemporary wash hand colouring.

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A clearly engraved, attractively coloured map of Huntingdonshire showing ‘ every parish and place containing upwards of 20 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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Huntingdon Shire

by John Gibson. from New and Accurate Maps of the Counties of England and Wales. published London 1759-1779. 4 1/2″ x 2 1/2″.

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Scarce miniature map with notes on the county ; for example ‘The Fenny part …is a little aguish’.

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Huntingdonshire

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

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Langley s New Map of Huntingdonshire

by Edward Langley. printed and published by Langley & Belch London  1818. original hand colouring.  vignette view of St.Ives.  12″ x 6 3/4″ to include title and imprint.

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An attractive, uncommon map.

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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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