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Antique Maps of Worcestershire, England - Richard Nicholson

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18th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Worcestershire T. Kitchin & T. Jefferys, 1749

    Worcestershire T. Kitchin & T. Jefferys, 1749

Published in the Reign of George III

14262 Worcestershire T. Kitchin & T. Jefferys, 1749. Price: 49.00

A MAP OF WORCESTERSHIRE. A small engraved map of the county with scale and compass pointer. Beneath the map is a description and list of towns with their market and fair days. 5.25 x 5.25 inches, 133 x 131 mm. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From: The Small English Atlas

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Early 18th Century

  •  Worcestershire, John Seller, 1701

    Worcestershire, John Seller, 1701

Published in the Reign of William and Mary

24686 Worcestershire, John Seller, 1701. Price: 48.00

WORCESTERSHIRE. A small engraved county map. Decorative title cartouche. 5 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches. Hand coloured. Good condition.

From: Camden’s Britannia Abridged

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19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Worcestershire, Lt. Robert K. Dawson, c.1832

    Worcestershire, Lt. Robert K. Dawson, c.1832

Published in the Reign of William IV

27262 Worcestershire, Lt. Robert K. Dawson, c.1832. Price: 28.00

WORCESTERSHIRE. A simple map of the county showing the Polling Places. About 11 x 11 1/2 inches. Early outline hand colouring. Good clean condition.

From: Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales

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18th Century - County & Roads

  •  Worcestershire, John Owen / Emanuel Bowen, c.1730

    Worcestershire, John Owen / Emanuel Bowen, c.1730

Published in the Reign of George III

27413 Worcestershire, John Owen / Emanuel Bowen, c.1730. Price: 27.00

A MAP OF WORCESTERSHIRE. An engraved county map with description, surmounted by a decorative cartouche titled The Road from Bristol to Worcester. Strip road map on verso from Bristol towards Gloucester embellished with coat of arms and notes. 4 1/2 x 7 1/4inches. Uncoloured. Small nick out of the top left hand corner of the blank margin, otherwise good condition.

From: Britannia Depicta

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19th Century Town Plan - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Dudley, Lt. Robert Dawson, c.1832

    Dudley, Lt. Robert Dawson, c.1832

Published in the Reign of William IV

27422 Dudley, Lt. Robert Dawson, c.1832. Price: 32.00

DUDLEY. FROM THE ORDNANACE SURVEY. A lithograph map of Dudley and environs on a scale of 2 inches to the mile. Compass pointer and explanation. About 10 x 11 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From: Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales

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19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Worcestershire, Joseph Nightingale, 1816

    Worcestershire, Joseph Nightingale, 1816

Published in the Reign of George III

28227 Worcestershire, Joseph Nightingale, 1816. Price: 33.00

WORCESTERSHIRE. An engraved map of the county divided into hundreds. Explanation and list of hundreds. 9 x 6 3/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. A little light foxing in the blank margins otherwise good condition. With the map is the original page of text describing the county.

From: English Topography or, A Series of Historical and Statistical Descriptions of the Several Counties of England and Wales. Printed for Baldwin, Craddock, and Joy Paternoster-Row 1816

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19th Century

  •  Worcestershire, Archibald Fullarton, 1843

    Worcestershire, Archibald Fullarton, 1843

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

28282 Worcestershire, Archibald Fullarton, 1843. Price: 30.00

WORCESTERSHIRE. A detailed engraved county map embellished with a vignette view of the river and Worcester Cathedral. 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. Hand coloured. Good clean condition.

From: The Parliamentary Gazetteer

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19th Century

  •  Worcestershire, Archibald Fullarton, c.1843

    Worcestershire, Archibald Fullarton, c.1843

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

29683 Worcestershire, Archibald Fullarton, c.1843. Price: 28.00

WORCESTERSHIRE. A detailed engraved county map embellished with a vignette view of the river and Worcester Cathedral. 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. Uncoloured. Very lightly toned.

From: The Parliamentary Gazetteer

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19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Worcestershire, F. P. Becker, c.1842

    Worcestershire, F. P. Becker, c.1842

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

29875 Worcestershire, F. P. Becker, c.1842. Price: 32.00

WORCESTERSHIRE. A clearly engraved map of the county. . Drawn by F. P. Becker & Co. 12 Paternoster Row. 13 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches. Original outline and wash hand colouring. Good condition. With the map is the original double sided page of text describing the county. Good condition.

This map has just been taken from the atlas and therefore not sold as a single map before.

From: Fishers County Atlas of England and Wales Compiled from Authentic Surveys and Corrected to the Present Time with Geographical and Statistical Description of each County

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18th Century - Special Price

  •  Worcestershire, Thomas Kitchin, 1786

    Worcestershire, Thomas Kitchin, 1786

Published in the Reign of George III

29971 Worcestershire, Thomas Kitchin, 1786. Price: 20.00

WORCESTERSHIRE DRAWN FROM THE BEST AUTHORITIES AND REGULATED BY ASTRONL. OBSERATNS. BY T. KITCHIN GEOGR. A good engraved map of the county embellished with a pictorial title cartouche and The Arms of Worcester. Explanation, scale and compass pointer. 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. Uncoloured. Printer’s creases running diagonally across the left hand side of the map and therefore a special price. With this map is the original page of descriptive page of text.

From: Views and Representations of the Antiquities of England and Wales

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Early 19th Century Town Plan

  •  Worcester, George Cole and John Roper, 1810

    Worcester, George Cole and John Roper, 1810

Published in the Reign of George III

30065 Worcester, George Cole and John Roper, 1810. Price: 60.00

WORCESTER. An interesting Georgian town plan embellished with two coats of arms and a vignette view of Worcester Cathedral. A reference lists 38 places of interest. Engraved by J. Roper from a drawing by George Young. 7. 1/4 x 9 inches, 185 x 230 mm. Uncoloured. A little light water staining in the top left hand corner of the wide blank margin, otherwise good condition. Straight from the atlas and not sold as a single map before.

From: The British Atlas

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19th Century

  •  Worcestershire, Joshua Archer, c.1845

    Worcestershire, Joshua Archer, c.1845

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

30362 Worcestershire, Joshua Archer, c.1845. Price: 16.50

WORCESTERSHIRE. A detailed engraved map with explanation and list of divisions. 9 x 7 inches. Uncoloured. Good condition.

From: Dugdale’s England and Wales Delineated

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Early 19th Century - Original Hand Colouring

  •  Worcestershire, George Cole and John Roper, 1810

    Worcestershire, George Cole and John Roper, 1810

Published in the Reign of George III

30539 Worcestershire, George Cole and John Roper, 1810. Price: 35.00

WORCESTERSHIRE. A good detailed engraved map of the county divided into hundreds. Bears the publishers imprint dated of 1807. Explanation. 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches. Original wash and outline hand colouring. Good condition. Straight from the atlas and not sold as a single map before. With original page of descriptive text.

From: The British Atlas

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18th Century - Count and Roads

  •  Worcestershire, John Owen / Emanuel Bowen, c.1730

    Worcestershire, John Owen / Emanuel Bowen, c.1730

Published in the Reign of George II

30644 Worcestershire, John Owen / Emanuel Bowen, c.1730. Price: 27.00

A MAP OF WORCESTERSHIRE. An engraved county map with description, surmounted by a decorative cartouche titled The Road from Bristol to Worcester. Strip road map on verso from Bristol towards Gloucester embellished with coat of arms and notes. 4 1/2 x 7 1/4inches. Uncoloured. Bottom blank margin narrows down to the bottom right hand corner otherwise good condition.

From Britannia Depicta

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18t Century - Interesting Provenance

  •  Worcestershire, John Cary 1793

    Worcestershire, John Cary 1793

Published in the Reign of George III

30889 Worcestershire, John Cary 1793. Price: 38.00

WORCESTERSHIRE. A well engraved detailed map of the county. Imprint of John Cary and dated 1793. 8 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches, 210 x 260 mm. Original outline hand colouring. Some of the town names are underlined in red. Good condition. With original page of descriptive text.

From: Cary's New and Correct English Atlas

The significance of some towns being underlined in red is given by the previous owner of the atlas John Hobson Matthews by means of a manuscript note in red ink he has added at the start of the atlas. He says
The places underlined in red ink are those in which a Catholic mission has been established between the era of the Reformation and the year 1840
John Hobson Matthews
John Hobson Matthews (1858 - 1914) Born in Croydon in 1858. Educated at schools at Blackheath and Cambridge. Worked for a shipping firm in Malta. A good linguist he was a Roman Catholic historian, archivist and solicitor. You will find more details about him here in the Dictionary of Welsh Biography.
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For the Collector

  •  Worcestershire, Edward Langley and William Belch, 1820

    Worcestershire, Edward Langley and William Belch, 1820

Published in the Reign of George III

30944 Worcestershire, Edward Langley and William Belch, 1820. Price: 59.00

LANGLEY’S NEW MAP OF WORCESTERSHIRE. An engraved map of the county. In the bottom right hand corner is a vignette view of Worcester Bridge and Cathedral. The title appears above the map. Beneath the map is the publishers imprint Printed and Published by Langley & Belch, No. 173 High Street, Borough, London, April 1st, 1817. 10 x 6 3/4 inches. Manuscript number 39 in the top right hand corner. Original outline and wash hand colouring. A little light toning and some speckled foxing in the blank margins. No tears or repairs.

From: Langley’s New County Atlas of England and Wales

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18th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Worcestershire John Cary 1793

    Worcestershire John Cary 1793

Published in the Reign of George III

31011 Worcestershire, John Cary 1793. Price: 38.00

WORCESTERSHIRE. A detailed engraved map of the county. Title panel and compass rose combined. Cary's imprint beneath dated 1793. 8 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. Centre fold. Old manuscript numbering in blank margin 168 and 169. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From: Cary’s New and Correct English Atlas

TITLEPAGE AND ANNOTATED CONTENTS PAGE
  •  New and Correct English Atlas

    New and Correct English Atlas

  •  Hobsons Fox Hunting Atlas List of Hunts

    Hobsons Fox Hunting Atlas List of Hunts

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Victorian - Fox Hunting

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  •  Worcestershire - Fox Hunting, John and Charles Walker, 1851

    Worcestershire - Fox Hunting, John and Charles Walker, 1851

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

31068 Worcestershire - Fox Hunting, John and Charles Walker, 1851. Price: 46.00

WORCESTERSHIRE. A good detailed lithograph map of the county from Hobson's Fox Hunting Atlas showing the places of the Meeting of the Hounds. 15 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Co. Paternoster Row, London. Original outline hand colouring. Fine condition. Straight from the atlas so has not been sold as a single map before.

Shows Albrighton, Ludlow, Worcestershire, Ledbuty, Mr.Giles and Earl Fitzharding Hunts

Provenance: George Hayhurst - Royal Fusiliers and Henry H. France

TITLEPAGE AND LIST OF HUNTS
  •  Hobson Fox Hunting Atlas Titlepage

    Hobson Fox Hunting Atlas Titlepage

  •  Hobsons Fox Hunting Atlas List of Hunts

    Hobsons Fox Hunting Atlas List of Hunts

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18th Century - Market & Fair Days

  •  Worcestershire, T.Badesladed and W. H.Toms 1742

    Worcestershire, T.Badesladed and W. H.Toms 1742

Published in the Reign of George II

31120 Worcestershire, Thomas Badeslade and William Henry Toms, 1742. Price: 40.00

A MAP OF WORCESTER SHIRE NORTH WEST FROM LONDON. A delightful small engraved map of the county with scale and compass rose. To the left of the map is a panel providing information on Members of Parliament and listing the major towns with the Market and Fair Days. 5 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Centre fold. Uncoloured. Publisher’s imprint beneath dated 1742 with the names of Thomas Badeslade the surveyor and W. H. Toms the engraver. Good clean condition.

From: Chorographia Britanniae

Provenance: In 1925 the atlas was owned by A. P. Hamilton

  •  Chorographia Britanniae 1742

    Chorographia Britanniae 1742

  •  Chorographia Britanniae 1742 Dedication

    Chorographia Britanniae 1742 Dedication

It is interesting to note that the atlas was intended for the use of his Majesty King George I for his intended tour through England and Wales. He died on June 11th, 1727. The dedication is to Frederick Prince of Wales, son of George II born February 1st, 1707 and who died on March 31st, 1751 at Kew.

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For the Collector

  •  Worcestershire Text, Reuben Ramble 1844

    Worcestershire Text, Reuben Ramble 1844

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

31393 Worcestershire, Reuben Ramble, c1845. Price: 70.00

WORCESTERSHIRE. An uncommon lithograph miniature map of the county surrounded by a wide border of vignette views of local scenes including Malvern, Worcester Cathedral, Battle of Evesham and Carpets. The maps first appeared in Miller’s New Miniature Atlas published in 1810. The decorative views were added and the maps republished by Darton & Clark in “Reuben Ramble’s Travels Through the Counties of England” in 1844. 5 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches. This is the size of overall area and not the contained map. Original hand colouring. With this map is the original double sided page of text describing the county.

Reuben Ramble was a pseudonym of the Reverend Samuel Clark (1810 - 1875). The Rector of Eaton-Bishop in Herefordshire and later a curate in Northamptonshire. He wrote geography books for children being in partnership with the publisher William Darton from c.1836 to 1843. Many copies of Reuben Ramble's Travels will no doubt have been lost over the years through mistreatment by children. I have seen specimens with drawings, scribbles and doodles during the time I have been dealing in maps. A whimsical addition for your map collection.

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19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Worcestershire, Samuel Lewis 1845

    Worcestershire, Samuel Lewis 1845

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

31624 Worcestershire, Samuel Lewis, 1845. Price: 19.00

WORCESTERSHIRE. A county map drawn by R. Creighton and engraved by J. & C. Walker. Reference to the Unions. Scale and compass rose. 6 3/4 x 8 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good clean condition. Straight from the atlas and not sold as a single map before now.

From: Lewis' Atlas to the Topographical Dictionaries of England and Wales

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18th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Worcestershire, John Cary, 1802

    Worcestershire, John Cary, 1802

Published in the Reign of George III

31726 Worcestershire, John Cary, 1787. Price: 42.00

WORCESTERSHIRE The first edition of this well engraved detailed map of the county with title panel and compass rose combined. Scale. Imprint of John Cary dated 1787. With original page of descriptive text. 8 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From: Cary's New and Correct English Atlas

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