Yorkshire

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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Engraved by J.Roper from a drawing by G.Cole. from the British Atlas 1810.  c.14″ x 18″ on four sheets.  Original hand colouring.

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A fine set. The four individual maps are: Yorkshire: North Riding &c., Yorkshire: part of the North Riding &c., Yorkshire: West Riding., Yorkshire: parts of the East & West Riding.

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by John Seller. from The Antiquities of England and Wales by Francis Grose 1777-1787. later hand colouring. 5″ x 6 3/8″ .

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John Seller’s original plates, first published in Anglia Contracta 1695, were acquired by the antiquary Francis Grose as a supplement to his work nearly 100 years after they were originally engraved; the titles were re-worked to remove Seller’s imprint and make them look more up-to-date. Minor revisions, mainly of spelling, were made to the maps themselves.

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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  8 1/2 “.   contemporary wash hand colouring.

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A clearly engraved, attractively coloured map showing 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. Traces of old folds.

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Yorkshire East Riding

Drawn and engraved W.Schmollinger for Thomas Moule’s English Counties. Original wash colour.  8 1/4″ x 10 1/2″.  pub. G.Virtue, 26 Ivy Lane London and others. 1830-36.

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Original wash colour indicates an early pre-atlas example first published in monthly instalments between 1830 and 1836. A rare survivor in fine condition.

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Yorkshire West Riding

(Drawn and engraved by W.Schmollinger.) from The Complete and Universal Dictionary of the English Language by the Rev. James Barclay 1840-52.  later hand colouring.  8″ x 10 3/4″.

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A highly decorative, finely engraved and carefully coloured map embellished with a view of Harewood House, the Red Rose and six coats of arms; a very good example. Also shows the short-lived East Lancashire Railway.

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Yorkshire.

engraved by Pigot & Son. from Pigot & Co.’s British Atlas 1831. later hand colouring. 12 3/4″ x 14 1/8″.

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Vignette of York Cathedral. Some marginal repairs and a few tiny abrasions. A detailed and informative map showing mail roads, turnpike roads and cross roads as well as rail roads, rivers, canals and mines.

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