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Antique Maps of Worcestershire

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  •  Worcestershire T. Kitchin & T. Jefferys, 1749

    Worcestershire T. Kitchin & T. Jefferys, 1749

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

EARLY HAND COLOURING

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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  •  Worcestershire, John Seller, 1701

    Worcestershire, John Seller, 1701

Published in the Reign of William and Mary

Published in the Reign of Queen
WILLIAM & MARY
1689 - 1702

EARLY 18TH CENTURY

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

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

Published in the Reign of William IV

Published in the Reign of King
WILLIAM IV
1830 - 1837

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

    Worcestershire, John Owen / Emanuel Bowen, c.1730

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

18TH CENTURY COUNTY AND ROAD MAP

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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  •  Dudley, Lt. Robert Dawson, c.1832

    Dudley, Lt. Robert Dawson, c.1832

Published in the Reign of William IV

Published in the Reign of King
WILLIAM IV
1830 - 1837

TOWN PLAN

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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  •  Worcestershire, James Pigot, c.1839

    Worcestershire, James Pigot, c.1839

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

27775 Worcestershire, James Pigot, c.1839. Price: 29.00

WORCESTERSHIRE. A good detailed engraved map of the county embellished with a vignette view of the Worcester Cathedral. List of hundreds and explanation. 8 3/4 x 14 inches, 222 x 355 mm. Uncoloured. Good condition.

From British Atlas.

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  •  Worcestershire, Joseph Nightingale, 1816

    Worcestershire, Joseph Nightingale, 1816

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

EARLY HAND COLOURING - WITH ORIGINAL TEXT

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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  •  Worcestershire, Archibald Fullarton, 1843

    Worcestershire, Archibald Fullarton, 1843

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

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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  •  Worcestershire, Francis Sydney Weller, c.1898

    Worcestershire, Francis Sydney Weller, c.1898

Published in the reign of Queen Victoria

28712 Worcestershire, Francis Sydney Weller, c.1898. Price: 6.50

WORCESTERSHIRE. A colour print lithograph county map. Includes the railways at that time. 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Good condition.

From The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England Wales

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  •  Worcestershire, Herman Moll, 1724

    Worcestershire, Herman Moll, 1724

Published in the Reign of George I

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE I
1714 - 1727

FOR THE MAP COLLECTOR

28889 Worcestershire, Herman Moll, 1724. Price: 96.00

WORCESTER SHIRE BY H. MOLL GEOGRAPHER. An engraved map of the county divided into hundreds. Title panel, scale, and list of hundreds. Down the two sides are engravings of fossils found in the county. 12 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches. Uncoloured. Good condition.

From A Set of Fifty New and Correct Maps of England and Wales

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  •  Worcestershire, Archibald Fullarton, c.1843

    Worcestershire, Archibald Fullarton, c.1843

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

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

    Worcestershire, F. P. Becker, c.1842

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

EARLY HAND COLOURING

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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  •  Worcestershire, Thomas Kitchin, 1786

    Worcestershire, Thomas Kitchin, 1786

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

SPECIAL PRICE

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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  •  Worcester, George Cole and John Roper, 1810

    Worcester, George Cole and John Roper, 1810

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

TOWN PLAN

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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  •  Worcestershire, Joshua Archer, c.1845

    Worcestershire, Joshua Archer, c.1845

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

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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  •  Worcestershire, George Cole and John Roper, 1810

    Worcestershire, George Cole and John Roper, 1810

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

EARLY HAND COLOURING

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

    Worcestershire, John Owen / Emanuel Bowen, c.1730

Published in the Reign of George II

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE II
1727 - 1760

18TH CENTURY COUNTY AND ROAD MAP

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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  •  Worcestershire, John Cary 1793

    Worcestershire, John Cary 1793

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

PROVENANCE: FROM THE LIBRARY OF JOHN HOBSON MATTHEWS

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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  •  Worcestershire, Edward Langley and William Belch, 1820

    Worcestershire, Edward Langley and William Belch, 1820

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

FOR THE MAP COLLECTOR

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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  •  Worcestershire John Cary 1793

    Worcestershire John Cary 1793

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

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

    Worcestershire - Fox Hunting, John and Charles Walker, 1851

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

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VICTORIAN FOX HUNTING MAP

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

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

Published in the Reign of George II

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE II
1727 - 1760

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SHOWS MARKET AND FAIR DAYS

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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  •  Leicestershire John Cary 1787

    Leicestershire John Cary 1787

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

FIRST EDITION - EARLY HAND COLOURING

31290 Leicestershire, John Cary 1787. Price: 42.00

LEICESTERSHIRE. 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. Original outline hand colouring. Some light soiling otherwise good condition.

From Cary's New and Correct English Atlas

THE SUBSCRIBERS TO THE FIRST EDITION

If you are thinking of buying this map you may be interested to see this list of the original subscribers to Cary's New and Correct English Atlas first published in 1787. It makes interesting reading and might even include one of your relatives.

  •  New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

  •  New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

  •  New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

  •  New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

  •  New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

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    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

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  •  Worcestershire John Cary 1787

    Worcestershire John Cary 1787

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

FIRST EDITION - EARLY HAND COLOURING

31309 Worcestershire, John Cary 1787. Price: 42.00

WORCESTERSHIRE. The FIRST EDITION of this detailed engraved map of the county. Title panel and compass rose combined. Cary's imprint beneath dated 1787. 8 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From Cary’s New and Correct English Atlas

THE SUBSCRIBERS TO THE FIRST EDITION

If you are thinking of buying this map you may be interested to see this list of the original subscribers to Cary's New and Correct English Atlas first published in 1787. It makes interesting reading and might even include one of your relatives.

  •  New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

  •  New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

  •  New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

  •  New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

  •  New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

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    New and Correct English Atlas Subscribers

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  •  Worcestershire, Reuben Ramble 1844

    Worcestershire, Reuben Ramble 1844

  •  Worcestershire Text, Reuben Ramble 1844

    Worcestershire Text, Reuben Ramble 1844

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Published in the Reign of Queen
VICTORIA
1837 - 1901

EARLY HAND COLOURING

FOR THE MAP COLLECTOR

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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  •  Worcestershire, Carington Bowles, 1785

    Worcestershire, Carington Bowles, 1785

Published in the Reign of George III

Published in the Reign of King
GEORGE III
1760 - 1820

  •  Sir H. George Fordham

    Sir H. George Fordham

EARLY HAND COLOURING

FOR THE MAP COLLECTOR

31450 Worcestershire, Carington Bowles, 1785. Price: 85.00

BOWLES’S NEW MEDIUM MAP OF WORCESTER SHIRE DIVIDED INTO ITS HUNDREDS.. A good detailed late 18th century map of the county. The title appears within a circular panel bearing the imprint of Carington Bowles No. 69 in St. Paul’s Church Yard. Beneath the map is a further imprint Published as the Act directs, 3 Jan. 1785. Around the map are interesting engraved notes pertaining to the county. 12 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches. Explanation and scale. Original outline hand colouring. Superb clean condition having been taken straight from the atlas and not sold previously as a single map.

From Bowles’s New Medium English Atlas. The maps in this atlas are based on the maps by Emanuel and Thomas Bowen in their Atlas Anglicanus. The title cartouche has been changed as well as the addition of the distance in miles from London shown by some town names.

Provenance

  •  Titlepage

    Titlepage

  •  Signature

    Signature

This map comes from an atlas which was once in the library of the renowned carto-bibliographer Sir Herbert George Fordham (1854 - 1929). He was the first to attempt the systematic cataloguing of the maps of an English county. Born on 9th May 1854 at Odsey, a manor on the borders of Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire sold to the Fordham family in 1793 by the 5th Duke of Devonshire. The flyleaf of the atlas was signed H.George Fordham, Odsey, 1925. Further reading: Map Collectors' Circle No. 51: Sir H.George Fordham Carto-bibliographer by J. M. Henshall.

The atlas was later in the library of Professor Eva Germaine Remington Taylor (1879 - 1966) Distinguished geographer. Presented after her death to Birbeck College, University of London. Sold by their order at Sotheby's, London and purchased by Richard Nicholson

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  •  Gloucestershire and Worcestershire, Michael Drayton, c.1622

    Gloucestershire and Worcestershire, Michael Drayton, c.1622

Published in the Reign of James I

Published in the Reign of King
JAMES I
1603 - 1625

31482 Gloucestershire and Worcestershire, Michael Drayton, c.1622. Price: 68.00

The untitled map of Gloucestershire with part of Worcestershire from Michael Drayton’s Poly-Olbion. Probably engraved by William Hole. 13 x 10 inches. An imperfect specimen of this strange and unusual engraved antique map. There was once a hole measruing about 1 inche by 1/4 inch just to the right of the word Shyre under Glocester. This has been filled in and repaired at sometime. Strip down the outer edge of the right hand blank margin to strenghten and repair. This map has been framed for the past 30 years or more and has a small sliver of brown tape adhering on verso to the top of the map used to hold it to a sunk mount. Original centre fold. Hand coloured. Special price.

From Poly-Olbion

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Excellent Book for the County Map Collector

If you can find a copy

When I started collecting and selling maps back in the 1960's there were very few reference books on antique maps. The first book I remember buying was Maps and Mapmakers by R. V. Tooley. Full of wonderful information but over the years there were periods when it was out of print. The Antique Collectors Club used to produce a large range of books on all kinds of antiques and in 1983 BRITISH COUNTY MAPS by YASHA BERISINER was published. To the best of my knowledge there has not been another book like it published. A most useful and informative work and essential for the avid county map collector. I think there was just the one edition. If you can get hold of a copy at a reasonable price my advice would be - Buy it. There is a link below that will search Amazon for copies on sale.

My well used copy pictured on the right still has its distinctive red cover illustrating Cambridgeshire by John Speed. The county I was born in.

British County Maps by Yasha Beresiner

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Back in in the 1960's I was fortunate to buy my first set of atlases by Joan Blaeu. It was in fact an incomplete set of seven volumes all bound in contemporary Dutch cream calf decorated with gold. The colouring was superb and in a way unique in that if I see any Blaeu maps now I would be able to identify whether they came from this same set. I bought the atlases at a well know London auction house having set off early that morning on the train from Chester. These were the days before the hated buyer's premium arrived. In fact if you were able to buy the atlases today at auction the buyer's premium alone would probably be about the price I paid for the set. I remember struggling back to Euston station with the volumes and was so protective that I would not even let the porter help me along the platform and onto the train. The atlases were later split and brought a lot of pleasure to a lot of my customers.

You can enjoy looking at these remarkable engraved maps of most parts of the world via a series of reproduction atlases produced in full colour

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RICHARD NICHOLSON of CHESTER

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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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The maps are all genuine early specimens published in or around the year stated. A guarantee label is provided with each map.
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Antique Maps of Worcestershire, England - Richard Nicholson