Kent

Kent

By G.W.Bacon. from Bacon’s Large Scale Atlas of London and Suburbs published c.1919.  coloured lithograph. 11 7/8″ x 18 1/4″.

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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. Small reinforced tear to base of centre fold.

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(The Spanish Armada Charts IX and X)

engraved by John Pine. from The Tapestry Hangings of the House of Lords by John Pine London 1739. 14 1/2″ x 24 1/2″. printed in blue ink. later hand colouring.

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John Pine’s re-engravings of charts 9 and 10 (Dover to Sandwich and Blacknerse to Gravelines) from Expeditionis Hispanorum in Angliam by Robert Adams 1588, originally engraved by Augustine Ryther. Chart IX shows the deployment of the English fire-ships; chart X can be summed up by Pine’s description : ” The Spaniards make the best of their way for the Northern seas; and are in the meantime very much battered by the English..”.

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A Mapp of Kent

by Richard Blome. published in England Exactly Described by Thomas Taylor London 1715. later hand colouring. 7 1/4″ x 9 1/2″

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Firmly laid onto card with a little consequential light toning and with three printer’s creases to the lower right corner but still a not unattractive item. Priced accordingly.

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Price: £85.00

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A New Map of Kent

by Thomas Kitchin. from England Illustrated published by R. and J. Dodsley 1764. later hand colouring.  7 3/4″ x 9 5/8″.

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A clearly engraved map which, in addition to those features explained in the ‘ Remarks ‘, also highlights ancient fortifications and religious houses.

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Price: £125.00

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Cantium quod nunc Kent

Engraved by William Kip after John Norden.  Early hand colouring.  published in Camden’s Britannia 1637.  11 1/4″ x 15″.

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This example is unusual in that it has no restoration to its vertical edges; it is one of the widest in the atlas and was almost invariably trimmed to fit. Shows the site of the sunken ruins of Bromehill Church at Old Winchelsey. Remains of old dry mounting liner verso.

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Kent

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

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A very attractive example. Amongst other features the map shows turnpike roads, cross roads, canals and railroads including the Canterbury to Whitstable railway. Opened in 1830 it was the first passenger carrying steam powered railway in the British Isles operating to a daily timetable.

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Price: £35.00

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Kent

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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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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Price: £125.00

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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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