Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire

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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Comitatus Nottinghamiensis; Nottinghamshire

by Johannes Blaeu.  From his great world atlas Theatrum Orbis Terrarum  1645-1667.  15 1/8″ x 19 5/8″. French text verso.

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A finely engraved,strong, uncoloured impression.

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Nottinghamshire

Drawn by R.Creighton. Engraved by J.&C.Walker. from Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary 1842-5. 9 1/4″ x 7″.  original outline hand colouring.

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A clearly engraved map of the county showing the burgeoning railway system including the Mansfield to Pinxton Railway, a horse-drawn line opened in 1819, shortly to be absorbed into the newly formed Midland Railway.

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( Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire )

Published by G. & J. Cary, 86 St.James’s Street, London. April 2nd 1832. Sheet no. 44 of Cary’s Improved Map of England and Wales with a Considerable Portion of Scotland. Linen-backed, dissected and folding. Mottled green card covers with a miniature outline map of the area and the ticket of Roake & Varty, Stationers, 31, Strand. Housed in a matching slip case. 20 1/4″ x 25 1/4″.  Original hand colouring. At a scale of two statute miles to 1″.

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A detailed and superbly engraved map in fine original hand colouring. Cary’s Improved Map of England and Wales comprises 65 sheets and covers an area of approximately 236 sq. feet when laid out. N.B. A complete set, dissected and boxed, of all 65 maps, title page, index, etc. is being sourced and should be available shortly.

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A Map of Ninety Miles by Seventy Five in which Chesterfield is the Centre

by John Tuke Land Surveyor. published by W.Darton and J.Harvey Gracechurch Street London Septr. 10th 1798. c. 24″ x 30″. Original wash colouring.

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At some point in the past the map has been carefully laid on card ; there is some light marginal discolouration in places and some tears to the edges.

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A Plan of the Navigable Canal from Chesterfield in the County of Derby to the River Trent near Stockwith

Engraved by Royce. from The Gentleman’s Magazine 1777.   6 1/4″ x 11 7/8″.

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A good example, with only the slightest pale offsetting so often found with this map. Surveyed in 1769 by James Brindley.

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A Plan of the Navigable Canal now making from the River Trent to Langley Bridge

Anon.  from The Gentleman’s Magazine 1777.   6 3/4″ x 11 3/4″.

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The Erewash Canal – surveyed in 1776 by J.Smith. A good example, with only the lightest offsetting so often found with this map.

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Darbyshyre Nottinghamshyre Lecestershyre

Engraved by William Hole for the 1622 edition of Poly-Olbion by Michael Drayton. Copper engraving. 9 1/2″ x 12 1/4″. An untitled map showing Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire.

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Poly-Olbion was a book of “song poems” by the poet Michael Drayton celebrating the countryside, illustrated with vibrant, allegorical maps based on river systems. They show nymphs, shepherds, peasants and some topographical detail such as hills, forests and larger towns.

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Eboracum, Lincolnia, Derbia, Staffordia……

Anon. from Atlas Minor Geradi Mercatoris published by Jan Jansson 1628-1651. later hand colouring.  5 3/4″ x 8″.

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Engraved by Abraham Goos or Pieter van den Keere based on Hondius’s map from the Atlas Minor first issued 1607.

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Nottingha Shire

Engraved by Pieter van den Keere. pub. 1620-1676.  later hand colouring.  3 3/8″ x 4 5/8″.

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A finely engraved early miniature map of Nottinghamshire. A part description of the county is printed verso.

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Nottingha shire

engraved by Jacob van Langeren. from A Direction for the English Traviller published by Thomas Jenner 1643-50.  4 ” x 4 1/8″.

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An unusual item: an early appearance of the triangulation distance table ( invented by the 16c surveyor John Norden ) familiar to all users of modern road atlases, allied to a rudimentary map of Nottinghamshire. A good impression.

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Nottingham Derby

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 Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Uncommon. Wash line mounted ready for framing.

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Nottingham Shire

by H.Moll Geographer. from A new Description of England and Wales pub. by Herman Moll. 1724. original outline hand colouring.  12 3/4″ x 7 3/4″ –  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 map has the number 30 in brackets in the top left hand corner of the border indicating the second issue in the same year.

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Nottinghamsh.

from Reuben Ramble’s Travels through the Counties of England. published by Darton and Clark London 1845.  7 1/2″ x 6″.  The miniature map of Nottinghamshire is a lithographic re-issue of that published in Miller’s New MIniature Atlas of 1810.  The vignettes of Nottinghamshire 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 1pp of related text.

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Nottinghamshire

engraved by Pigot & Son. from Pigot & Co.’s British Atlas 1831. fine original  hand colouring.  14 ” x 8 3/4″.

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Vignette of St. Mary’s Church Nottingham. A detailed and informative map showing mail roads, turnpike roads and cross roads as well as rail roads, rivers and canals.

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Nottinghamshire

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 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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NottinghamShire.

by John Seller. from The Antiquities of England and Wales by Francis Grose 1777-1787. later hand colouring. 9″ x 5 3/4″ to include text which continues verso.

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John Seller’s original plates, first published in Anglia Contracta 1695, were acquired by the antiquary Francis Grose as a supplement to his work nearly 100 years after they were originally engraved; the titles were re-worked to remove Seller’s imprint and make them look more up-to-date. Minor revisions, mainly of spelling, were made to the maps themselves.

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