Shropshire

(Denbighshire,Merionethshire,Montgomeryshire,Shropshire )

Published by G. & J. Cary, 86 St.James’s Street, London. Jany. 1st 1832. Sheet no. 36 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 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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A new map of the county of Salop ..

by R.Rowe. London:Printed for R.Rowe, no.19 Bedford Street, Bedford Row. Jany. 1st. 1814.  16 1/2″ x  13 1/2″. Full original wash colour. Dissected and mounted on linen. Original mottled card slip case with paper label printed ‘Shropshire’. A little pale offsetting.

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The very rare first printing by Robert Rowe of a clear, detailed and visually appealing map of the county subsequently published, in its engraved form, by Henry Teesdale between 1829 and 1842, and lithographically, by Henry George Collins and B.Clarke between 1848 and 1852.

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An Accurate Map of Shrop Shire

engraved by Eman. Bowen. pub. The Large English Atlas London c.1764. original outline hand colouring.  20 3/4″ x 27 5/8″.

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To include a small contemporary watercolour smudge in the bottom right corner, an untouched original example.

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Bacons New Survey Map of Staffordshire and Shropshire

G.W. Bacon & Co. c.34×44 ins. n.d. c.1900. fldng/diss. linen backed. orig. cloth boards (sunned). gilt titling. spine slightly worn. fully coloured.

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Dioc’ Hereff’ Dioc’ Wigorn’

By A.Arrowsmith. from Valor Ecclesiasticus edited by J.Caley and the Rev. J.Hunter c.1817. 15 1/2″ x 19 3/8″. original hand colouring.

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Uncommon. Shows the dioceses of Hereford and Worcester in 1535 as Henry VIII began the process of appropriating the property and revenues of religious institutions after his split with Rome. It should be noted that the Hereford diocese extended as far north as the River Severn at Shrawardine and that of Worcester as far east as Warwick. There is some light offsetting to the right hand side of the map.

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Diocese of Hereford

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, creased and dusty, with supporting statistical information.

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Langley s new Map of Shropshire

by Edward Langley. printed and published by Langley & Belch London  1817. original hand colouring.  vignette view of Shrewsbury.  12″ x 6 3/4″ to include title and imprint.

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An attractive, uncommon map.

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Map of the county of Salop….1826 & 1827

by C. & J. Greenwood. published Feby. 24th, 1830 by Greenwood & Co. London. 22 1/2″ x 26 3/4″.  Steel engraving with fine fresh original wash hand colouring to the map and a large  uncoloured vignette view of Shrewsbury to bottom left. Some light dusting to page edges. A very good example.

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A large, detailed and beautifully engraved map of Shropshire 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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Salop

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 Shropshire 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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ShropShire

by Robert Morden. from Camden’s Britannia revised by Edmund Gibson 1722. later hand colouring. 14 1/4″ x 16 1/2″.

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Derived from the map of Shropshire by John Speed first issued in 1611 with the addition of roads loosely based on Ogilby’s survey of 1675.

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Shropshire.

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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Yorke Shrowesbury Lancaster Richmont

from Civitates Orbis Terrarum by Braun & Hogenberg 1617. 12 3/8″ x 16 3/4″. early hand colouring. Latin text verso.

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Civitates Orbis Terrarum could be called the first city atlas; published in six parts between 1572 and 1617 it encompassed well over 500 plans and views of towns and cities from Europe(predominantly), North Africa, the Near East and the Americas. The town plans of York, Shrewsbury and Lancaster are all based on those of Speed’s county maps.

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