Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire

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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(The Road from Towcester to Rugeley)

by John Senex. published in An Actual Survey of all the Principal Roads of England and Wales 1719-42. 6″ x 8 1/8″. later hand colouring.  covers the intervening towns of Daventry, Coventry, Coleshill and Lichfield.

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The second plate (no.22) of four covering the road from London to Holyhead. Copied directly from Ogilby’s larger and less portable Britannia and reduced for one of three ‘ pocket editions ‘ published, due to popular demand, within the space of two years – albeit over forty years after Ogilby’s original survey.

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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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Diocese of Peterborough

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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Northampton

engraved by Jodocus Hondius. from The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain by John Speed 1627. later hand colouring.  5 1/2″ x 5 3/4″.

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Saved some years ago from a damaged copy of Speed’s map of Northamptonshire and almost certainly based on John Norden’s earlier survey. Wash-line mounted.

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Northampton shire

engraved by James Bingley. from The English Counties Delineated by Thomas Moule c.1837.  later hand colouring.  10 1/2″ x 7 3/4″.

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A highly decorative, finely engraved and carefully coloured map embellished with views of Northampton, Peterborough Cathedral, Quenn’s Cross and Althorpe House. Some marginal nicks but nonetheless a very attractive example.

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Northampton Warwick Leicester Rutland

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 the counties of Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Leicestershire and Rutland. Uncommon. Wash line mounted ready for framing.

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Northamptonshire

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 3/4″ x 3 3/8″. original hand colouring.

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A scarce little map incorrectly orientated.

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NorthamptonShire

by H.Moll Geographer. from A Set of Fifty New and Correct Maps of England and Wales pub. by Herman Moll. 1724.  original outline hand colouring.  7 5/8″ x 12 1/2″ –  to include margins “adorn’d with great Variety of very remarkable Antiquities” as the book’s title page proudly announces.

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A fine example the second issue of this distinctive map of Northamptonshire.

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Northamptonshire

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’, 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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Northamptonshire .

Drawn by R.Creighton. Engraved by J.&C.Walker. from Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary 1842-5. 9″ x 6 7/8″. original outline hand colouring.

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A clearly engraved map of the county showing the burgeoning railway system and no less than three canal tunnels; on the Grand Junction, the Oxford and the Derby & Leicester.

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Peterborow

by John Speed. from his map of Northamptonshire c.1627. 5 1/2″ x 6″. later hand colouring.

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Peterborough is now in the county of Cambridgeshire.

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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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