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Chorographia Britanniae Titlepage, 1742
CHOROGRAPHIA BRITANNIAE. The titlepage to this charming county atlas published in 1742. At the bottom it shows that the atlas is available in sheets at 5 shillings, bound for 6 shillings or bound and coloured for 12 shillings. 5 3/4 x 6 inches. Trimmed allong the top. Small split at the bottom of the centre fold.
Chorographia Britanniae Dedication, 1742
CHOROGRAPHIA BRITANNIAE. The dedication page to this charming county atlas published in 1742. It shows the Royal Arms and beneath some delightful calligraphy dedicating the set of county maps to Frederick Prince of Wales and ending with the name of Thos. Badeslade and Will. Henry Toms. Sheet measures 7 x 6 1/2 inches. Good condition.
Chorographia Britanniae List of Towns, 1742
CHOROGRAPHIA BRITANNIAE. Two pages from the atlas published in 1742. They show in columns a list of towns in alphabetical order with a column for the county they are in and a column for the market days. Sheets measure 7 x 6 1/2 inches. Good condition.
List of Hackney Coach Rates in 1742
List of Watermen Charges on River Thames in 17842
CHOROGRAPHIA BRITANNIAE. Two pages from the atlas published in 1742. A fascinating insight into Georgian London with the routes and prices for Hackney Coaches. On the second sheet are the rates for Hackney Chairmen and the Rates for Watermen working on the River Thames. Sheets measure 7 x 6 1/2 inches. Good condition.
Dedication Page from Plans of the Principal Cities, Andrew Dury, 1764
A Collection of Plans of the Principal Cities of Great Britain and Ireland. The dedication page to George Lord Viscount Midleton from this atlas published in London in 1764. Uncoloured. Original centre fold. 6 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches. Good condition.
Titlepage New and Correct English Atlas 1793
TITLEPAGE AND CONTENTS PAGE. The titlepage to the 1793 edition of Cary’s New and Correct English Atlas.9 1/2 x 12 inches. Good condition. With the titlepage is also the contents page which has been annotated by an early hand.
Titlepage New and Correct English Atlas 1787
TITLEPAGE AND CONTENTS PAGE. The titlepage to the first edition of Cary’s New and Correct English Atlas, published in 1787 .9 1/2 x 12 inches. Good condition. With the titlepage is also three double sided pages listing the subscribers.
John Speed atlas frontispiece 1676
THE THEATRE OF THE EMPIRE OF GREAT BRITAINE... The decorative titlepage engraved by R. White for the Bassett and Chiswell edition of Speed's atlas. 9 1/2 x 14 3/4 inches. Uncoloured. Good condition with no tears or repairs.
From The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain
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