Worcestershire

Worcestershire

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.

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A little spotted.

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Worcestershire

engraved and published by John Cary in his New and Correct English Atlas 1787. original hand colouring. 10 5/8″ x 8 3/8″ to include publisher’s imprint.

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A detailed, finely engraved map of Worcestershire from one of the most important and influential county atlases.

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A Correct Map of WorcesterShire

Engraved by Thomas Hutchinson or others unknown. from Geographia Magnae Britanniae published by T.Osborne, etc. 1748.  5 3/4″ 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. A split in the bottom half of the original centre fold has been strengthened verso.

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A Map of the New Intended Canal to join the Rivers Severn and Trent

by T.Kitchin. from the London  Magazine 1753.  7″ x 4 1/2″.

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A reduction of Dr. Thomas Congreve’s larger plan of 1717 accompanying his ‘Proposal for making a Navigable Communication between the Rivers of Trent and Severn’.

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A Map of Worcester 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 Worcester’).  verso is the road from Bristol to Whitminster via Dursley.  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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A new map of the county of Worcester ..

by R.Rowe. London:Printed for R.Rowe, no.19 Bedford Street, Bedford Row. Jany. 1st. 1814.  13 1/2″ x  16 1/2″. Full original wash colour. Dissected and mounted on linen. Original mottled card slip case with paper label printed ‘Worcestershire”.  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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A Plan of the River Salwarp and of the Navigable Canal..

engraved by J.Lodge. from The Gentleman’s Magazine 1771. later hand colouring. 6 1/2″ x 13 3/4″.

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“..from Droitwich to the River Severn.” The Droitwich Barge Canal – overall winner of the Institute of Civil Engineers Annual Awards for 2012 after a near 40 year restoration project – engineered, built and opened in 1771 by James Brindley, Robert Whitworth and John Priddey.

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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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Worcester Shire

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

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A good example. Based on the William Smith map of 1602 with the addition of roads from Ogilby’s monumental survey of 1675.

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Worcestershir

Engraved by Pieter van den Keere. pub. 1620-1676.  later hand colouring.  3 1/2″ x 4 7/8″.

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An interesting early miniature map of Worcestershire. A part description of the county of Hereford is printed verso. The lower right margin has been unevenly trimmed.

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WorcesterShire

by H.Moll Geographer. from A new Description of England and Wales pub. by Herman Moll. 1724. original outline hand colouring.  8″ x 12 5/8″ –  to include margins “adorn’d with great Variety of very remarkable Antiquities” as the book’s title page proudly announces(see below).

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A fine example. Of interest is a note in the top left hand corner stating that ‘ For want of Antiquities &c. of this County we have Inserted some out of ye Neighbouring County of StaffordShire ‘. The map has the number 32 in brackets in the top left hand corner of the border indicating the second issue in the same year.

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Worcestershire

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

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 ” x  7 “.   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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Worcestershire.

engraved by J.Roper from a drawing by G.Cole. published in The British Atlas 1810. 7 1/8″ x 9 1/4″”.  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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