Warwickshire

(The Road from Towcester to Rugeley)

by John Senex. published in An Actual Survey of all the Principal Roads of England and Wales 1719-42. 6″ x 8 1/8″. later hand colouring.  covers the intervening towns of Daventry, Coventry, Coleshill and Lichfield.

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The second plate (no.22) of four covering the road from London to Holyhead. Copied directly from Ogilby’s larger and less portable Britannia and reduced for one of three ‘ pocket editions ‘ published, due to popular demand, within the space of two years – albeit over forty years after Ogilby’s original survey.

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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 WarwickShire

by Thomas Kitchin. from England Illustrated published by R. and J. Dodsley 1764. later hand colouring.   9 7/8″ x 7 1/2″.

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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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A Plan of the Navigable Canal from Birmingham in the county of Warwick,to the Canal at Aldersley near Wolverhampton..

Anon. from The Gentleman’s Magazine 1771. later hand colouring. 7″ x 11 1/2″.

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“with a Collateral Cut to the Coal Mines at Wednesbury.” Engineered by James Brindley and opened in 1772 it was the first section of what became the Birmingham Canal Navigations.

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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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Footpaths Map – Warwickshire Section One

Ramblers Association Midland Federation. c.1937. c. 31 x 26 ins. fldng/linen backed. card covers. slightly sunned to edges. one route carefully highlighted in blue.

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Footpaths Map – Warwickshire Section Two

Ramblers Association Midland Federation.c 1940? 29.5 x 35.5 ins. fldng/linen backed. card covers.

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Northampton Warwick Leicester Rutland

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 Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Leicestershire and Rutland. Uncommon. Wash line mounted ready for framing.

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Warwic. & Lecestria.

Engraved by Pieter van den Keere. dated 1599 although published 1617. 3 3/8″ x 4 7/8″.  Latin text verso.

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A fine impression of an attractive miniature map showing the counties of Warwickshire and Leicestershire. An additional top margin has been added to facilitate framing and there is a chip in the bottom left margin not affecting the engraved area.

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Warwici Comitatus

Engraved by William Kip after Christopher Saxton. Later hand colouring.  pub. in Camden’s Britannia 1637.  11 3/8″ x 13 5/8″.

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A noteworthy map of Warwickshire based on the Saxton map of 1577 with the addition of more place names and an inset key to the hundreds and their boundaries taken from the William Smith map of 1603. Minor reinforcement to the base of the centre fold. The map features two more variants of the spelling of Birmingham: ‘Bromicham’ and ‘Bermicham’.

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Warwickshire

engraved by J.Roper from a drawing by G.Cole. published in The British Atlas 1810. 9 1/4″ x 7″.  original hand colouring.

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A detailed, carefully engraved map showing turnpike roads, mail coach roads, Roman roads, encampments and ‘ places where Roman coins have been found ‘ and other features. In fine original condition.

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Warwickshire

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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Warwickshire

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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Warwickshire.

Drawn by R.Creighton. Engraved by T. Starling. from Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary 1842-5.  9 1/8″ x 7″. original outline hand colouring.

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A clearly engraved map of the county showing the burgeoning railway system.

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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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