MAPS by the ENGLISH CARTOGRAPHER THOMAS OSBORNE

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THOMAS OSBORNE

1748 County Maps of England and Wales

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GEOGRAPHIA MAGNAE BRITANNIAE. OR CORRECT MAPS OF ALL THE COUNTIES IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, AND WALES, AND OF SEVERAL ADJACENT ISLANDS...

Two of the maps are signed Thomas Hutchinson but the rest are unsigned. Ever since I started selling maps they have usually been catalogued under the name of T. Osborne. His name is the first amongst a list of names which appear on the atlas title-page, illustrated above, under the heading Printed for The other names are D. Browne, J. Hodges, A. Miller, J. Robinson, W. Johnson, P. Davey and B. Law.

The title-page is dated 1748. An edition published circa 1756 with a revised title-page has been recorded. Its life was short, however, overtaken by sales of new atlases by Bowen and Kitchin. A pleasing series and getting a bit more difficult to find.

References:
County Atlases of The British Isles, Donald Hodson Vol. II

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List of Maps in Geographia Magnae Britanniae

England and Wales
Roads of England and Wales
Bedfordshire
Berkshire
Buckinghamshire
Cambridgeshire
Cheshire
Cornwall
Scilly Isles
Cumberland
Derbyshire
Devonshire
Dorsetshire
Durham
Essex
Gloucestershire
Hampshire
Herefordshire
Hertfordshire
Huntingdonshire
Isle of Man
Isle of Wight
Guernsey and Alderney
Jersey
Kent
Anglesey
Caernarvonshire
Denbighshire
Flintshire
Merionethshire
Montgomeryshire
Breconshire
Cardiganshire
Carmarthenshire
Glamorganshire
Monmouthshire
Pembrokeshire
Radnorshire
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Lancashire
Leicestershire
Lincolnshire
Norfolk
Northamptonshire
Northumberland
Nottinghamshire
Oxfordshire.
Rutlandshire
Shropshire
Somersetshire
Staffordshire
Suffolk
Surrey
Sussex
Warwickshire
Westmorland
Wiltshire
Worcestershire
Yorkshire
Yorkshire West Riding
Yorkshire East Riding
Yorkshire North Riding
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Examples from Geographia Magnae Britanniae

  •  Rutlandshire by Thomas Osborne

    Rutlandshire by Thomas Osborne

  •  Worcestershire by Thomas Osborne

    Worcestershire by Thomas Osborne

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Richard Nicholson

I have been buying and selling antique maps since the early 1960's during which time I had a gallery in Watergate Street, Chester for 30 years. I am now able to offer through my websites a personal service to map and print collectors.

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