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( Caernarvonshire, Merionethshire )

Published by G. & J. Cary, 86 St.James’s Street, London. Jany. 1st 1832. Sheet no. 35 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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( Cardiganshire )

Published by G. & J. Cary, 86 St.James’s Street, London. Jany. 1st 1832. Sheet no. 29 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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( Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Glamorganshire )

Published by G. & J. Cary, 86 St.James’s Street, London. Jany. 1st 1832. Sheet no. 23 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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(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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An Accurate Map of Brecknockshire

engraved by Tho: Kitchin Geogr. from The Large English Atlas 1760. 13 7/8″ x 20 5/8″.  original outline hand colouring with some later wash hand colouring.

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A very good example from one of the most influential atlases of the eighteenth century, showing, amongst other features, water mills, ferries, navigable rivers, ‘coal pitts’ and gentleman’s houses. The map is bordered by ‘Historical Extracts relative to the Air, Soil, Natural Produce; also some account of its Trade and Manufactures.’ Dedicated to Thos. Morgan Esq. ‘His Majesty’s Lieut. & Custos Rotulorem’. Remargined as usual.

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An Accurate Map of Cardigan Shire

engraved by T. Kitchin Geographer.  from The Large English Atlas c.1760. 13 1/2″ x 20 3/4″.  original outline hand colouring with some later wash hand colouring.

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A very good example from one of the most influential atlases of the eighteenth century, showing, amongst other features, water mills, ferries, navigable rivers, mines and gentleman’s houses. The map is bordered by ‘Historical Extracts relative to its Natural Produce, Trade, Manufactures, Air, Soil, etc.’ Remargined as usual.

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An Accurate Map of Carmarthen Shire

engraved by Tho: Kitchin Geographer.  from The Large English Atlas c.1760. 13 3/4″ x 20 3/4″.  original outline hand colouring with some later wash hand colouring.

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A good example from one of the most influential atlases of the eighteenth century, showing, amongst other features, mills, ferries, navigable rivers, fish ponds, mines, iron works and gentleman’s houses. There is an inset view of Carmarthen. The map is bordered by ‘Historical Extracts relative to the Air, Soil, Natural Produce, Trade and Manufactures’. Remargined as usual.

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An Accurate Map of Glamorganshire

engraved by Tho: Kitchin Geogr. from The Large English Atlas 1760. 13 7/8″ x 20 3/4″.  original outline hand colouring with some later wash hand colouring.

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A very good example from one of the most influential atlases of the eighteenth century, showing, amongst other features, water mills, ferries and navigable rivers. There is an inset view of Cardiff and the map is bordered by ‘Historical Extracts relative to its Natural Produce, Air, Soil, Trade, Manufactures, etc.’ Dedicated to Charles Pawlet Duke of Bolton. Remargined as usual.

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Anglesea

Drawn & Engraved by J.Archer Pentonville London. pub. Dugdale’s England and Wales Delineated. c.1850.  7″ x 9 1/4″.  Steel engraving with later hand colouring.

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A very nice example.

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Anglesey

Drawn by R.Creighton. Engraved by J. & C. Walker. from Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary 1842-5.  7 1/2″ x 9 5/8″.  original outline hand colouring.

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A clearly engraved map of the island. The map illustrates (but doesn’t name) Thomas Telford’s Menai Suspension Bridge and Stanley Embankment, both of which were critical components of his state-funded modernisation of the London to Holyhead road completed in 1826.

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Anglesey Comitatus

by Christopher Saxton. published in Britannia by William Camden 1637. later hand colouring. 10″ x 7 1/8″.

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Reduced from Saxton’s map ‘ Mone Insulae modo Anglesey,et Caernaruan..’, pulished in the first county atlas of the British Isles in 1579. Tiny marginal repair upper right.

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Brecknockshire

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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Caermarthenshire

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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Caernarvonshire

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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Carnarvonshire

Drawn by R.Creighton. Engraved by J. & C. Walker. from Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary 1842-5.  7 1/2″ x 9 5/8″.  original outline hand colouring.

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A clearly engraved map of the county. Shows Telford’s Menai Suspension Bridge which was completed in 1826, bringing the journey time between London and Holyhead to below 30 hours.

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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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Cornwal Devonshyre

Engraved by William Hole for the 1622 edition of Poly-Olbion by Michael Drayton. Copper engraving.  9 5/8″ x 12 7/8″. An untitled map showing Cornwall, Devonshire and the (somewhat misplaced) Channel Islands.

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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, some topographical detail such as hills, forests and larger towns and – in this example – sea monsters, amorous neptunes and naked dancers.

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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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Flint-Shire

Performed by John Speed. from his Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine 1676. later hand colouring. 15 1/4″ x 20 1/4″.

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Based on Saxton’s mapping of 1577. Illustrated with plans of St.Asaph and Flint and a view of St. Winifrid’s Well and embellished with sea monsters and galleons. Notwithstanding two restored paper cracks, an attractive and well coloured example. To the reverse there is a history of the county and a list of parishes.

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