Somersetshire

Somersetshire

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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( Devonshire, Somersetshire, Dorsetshire )

Published by G. & J. Cary, 86 St.James’s Street, London. July. 1st 1820. Sheet no. 10 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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( Glamorganshire, Somersetshire )

Published by G. & J. Cary, 86 St.James’s Street, London. July 2nd 1821. Sheet no. 17 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 New Map of SomersetShire

by Thomas Kitchin. from England Illustrated published by R. and J. Dodsley 1764. later hand colouring.  7 3/4″ x 10 1/8″.

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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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Bacons New Survey Map of the Counties of Somerset,Dorset and parts of Wiltshire

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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City of Bath.

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 detailed, finely engraved and carefully coloured plan embellished with coats of arms and a view of the Guildhall and Abbey. Slightly shaved at the top with some small marginal tears not affecting the engraved area.

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Cornub. Devonia Somerset etc.

by Petrus Bertius. from the miniature version of Camden’s Britannia  pub. Blaeu 1639.  hand coloured.  3 3/4″ x 5 1/4″.

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A charming miniature map of the south west corner of the British Isles.

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Glamorganshyre Monmouthshyre Breknokshere

Engraved by William Hole for the 1622 edition of Poly-Olbion by Michael Drayton. Copper engraving. 9 3/4″ x 12 3/4″. An untitled map showing the area of Glamorgan, Monmouthshire, Brecknockshire and Somerset.

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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, in this example, sea monsters and two groups of approximately fifty musicians and singers on opposite sides of the River Severn.

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Somerset

engraved by Jacob van Langeren. from A Direction for the English Traviller published by Thomas Jenner 1643-50.  4 1/8″ 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 Somersetshire. A clean, crisp impression.

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Somerset

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 1/8 ” x  7 “.   contemporary wash hand colouring.

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Somerset Dorset

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 Somersetshire and Dorsetshire. Uncommon. Wash line mounted ready for framing.

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Somerset shire

by Robt. Morden.  published in Britannia by William Camden 1695-1772.  14 1/4″ x 16 1/2″.  later hand colouring.

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A very nice example.

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SomersetShire

by H.Moll Geographer. from A New Description of England and Wales pub. by Herman Moll. 1724.  later hand colouring.  7 1/4″ x 12 1/4″ –  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 well coloured, clearly engraved example. The map has the number 6 in brackets in the top left hand corner of the border indicating the second issue in the same year. The ‘remarkable antiquities’ mentioned above include a leaden cross found above King Arthur’s coffin at Glastonbury, a Roman pavement at Wellow, Cuthbert’s image near Athelney and various of Bath’s baths. Small, barely noticeable marginal splits otherwise good.

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Somersetshire.

Anonymous. published by Robert Butters in An Atlas of England 1803 and by William Green in The Picture of England 1804. 4 3/4″ x 3 3/8″.

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A scarce little map incorrectly orientated. Image to follow.

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