Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire

Engraved by J.Roper from a drawing by G.Cole. published by Vernor , Hood & Sharpe 1807. original hand colouring.  9 1/4″ x 7 1/8″.

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A very detailed, finely engraved map showing – as well as turnpike, mail coach roads and canals – Roman stations, encampments and places where Roman coins have been found.

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Oxfordshire

drawn by R.Creighton. engraved by J. & C. Walker. from A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis London 1831-49. 9″ x 7″. Very attractive hand colouring.

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A fine example.

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Oxfordshire

by J. & C. Walker. from Hobson’s Fox-Hunting Atlas c.1850. original outline hand colouring to the hunt borders. 15 1/2″ x 12 7/8″.

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A fine example. Illustrates ‘places of the meeting of foxhounds’ both in Oxfordshire and adjacent counties, for the following hunts : Bicester, Warwickshire, Heythrop, Vale of White Horse, Old Berkshire, South Oxfordshire and South Berkshire. Also shows the neutral area between Witney, Ensham and Standlake.

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Oxfordshire

Engraved and published by G & J. Cary from Cary’s Traveller’s Companion 1822-28. 5  7/8″ x 3  3/4″. original hand colouring.

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A finely engraved and detailed map, first published in 1790, showing, for the benefit of the emerging travelling classes, mileages between towns and villages within the county and their distances from London, classes of road and their destinations beyond the county.

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A Correct Map of OxfordShire

Engraved by Thomas Hutchinson or others unknown. from Geographia Magnae Britanniae published by T.Osborne, etc. 1748.  5 7/8″ x 6 3/4″.

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An uncommon, delicately engraved map, uncredited; the engraver of the title page, S.Wale, may be a candidate.

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A Map of Oxford Shire

by Emmanuel Bowen. published in Britannia Depicta 1720-1764.  7 1/4″ x 4 5/8″ ( to include additional decorative title ‘The Road from Bristol to Banbury’). verso is the road from Saxmundham to Yarmouth. 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 eighteeth century. It was the only one however, to include county maps as well as road maps and proved extremely popular.

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City and University of Oxford.

engraved by James Bingley. from The English Counties Delineated by Thomas Moule c.1837.  later hand colouring.  9 3/4″ x 7 1/2″.

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A highly detailed, finely engraved and carefully coloured plan embellished with the arms of the Town, the University and its colleges and views of Christchurch College and Oxford itself. Some very pale marginal discolouration easily overmountable.

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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 Oxford….1831 & 1832

by C. & J. Greenwood. published April 1st, 1834 by Greenwood & Co. London. Steel engraving with original wash hand colouring to the map and a large  uncoloured vignette of Oxford Cathedral to bottom left.  22 1/2″ x 27 3/4″.  Some light dusting to page edges and a little very pale offsetting. A  good example.

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A large, detailed and beautifully engraved map of Oxfordshire 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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New Map of the City and University of Oxford

From  Walks in Oxford published by R.Pearson Oxford 1817. 15 1/2″ x 17 1/4″. later hand colouring.

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Backed onto linen to stabilise splits to old folds and tiny points of loss. Nonetheless an interesting, uncommon and informative plan offered at less than half its normal price.

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Oxford

engraved by J.Roper from a drawing by G.Cole. published in The British Atlas 1810. 7″ x 9 1/8″.  later hand colouring.

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A detailed, carefully engraved plan with an inset view of Oxford from the London Road and coats of arms of the city, the university and the See. There is a key to the halls and colleges. A little dusty to the blank margins.

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OxfordShire

by Robt. Morden. published in Magna Britannia et Hibernia 1714 -1731. 8 1/4″ x 6 1/4″.  later hand colouring.

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Taken from Morden’s earlier work The New Description and State of England 1701-1704 – ‘ Perfected, Corrected and Enlarg’d by Mr. Moll ‘ – especially the roads.

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Oxfordshire

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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Oxfordshire .

Drawn & Engraved by J.Archer Pentonville London. c.1850.  7″ x 9″.  Steel engraving with attractive, contemporary, full wash hand colouring.

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A very nice example.

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Oxfordshire.

engraved by James Bingley. from The English Counties Delineated by Thomas Moule c.1837.  later hand colouring.  10 1/4″ x 7 7/8″.

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A highly decorative, finely engraved and carefully coloured map embellished with views of Oxford, the Radcliffe Library and Blenheim House; an exceptional example.

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Oxoniensis Comitatus Descriptio

Engraved by Pieter van den Keere. from Jansson’s Atlas Minor 1651. 5 3/4″ x 7 3/4″.  later hand colouring.

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A decorative, attractively coloured map of Oxfordshire. A small section of careful manuscript reinstatement to the bottom right corner.

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Plan de la Ville d Oxford

engraved by Pieter van der Aa. from Les Delices de la Grande Bretagne pub. Leiden 1707-27.  5″ x 6 1/4″.

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A detailed plan of Oxford at the start of the 18c on a scale of one inch to nine hundred and sixty ‘pieds anglois’. Showing colleges, halls, churches, gardens and other prominent features. A strong impression.

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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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