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The 17th century mapmakers Thomas Kitchin and Thomas Jeffreys

17th CENTURY MAPSMAKERS

THOMAS KITCHIN and THOMAS JEFFREYS

THE SMALL ENGLISH ATLAS

1749 saw the publication of The Small English Atlas with a series of English county maps by Thomas Kitchin and Thomas Jeffreys. The maps have a distinctive style with a panel of text beneath which gives a brief description details of Fairs and Market Days. Then the main towns in the county are listed with their respective Market Day. A popular atlas in its day published again in 1751. More editions in 1775, 1785 1787 and the final edition published by Laurie and Whittle in 1794.

Examples

  •  Rutlandshire by Thoimas Kitchin and Thomas Jefferys 1749

    Rutlandshire by Thoimas Kitchin and Thomas Jefferys 1749

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The 17th century mapmakers Thomas Kitchin and Thomas Jeffreys

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