Bedfordshire. 1st edition by Robert Morden

Bedfordshire. 1st edition by Robert Morden

Code: 53464

£90.00 Approx $109.76, €100.56

Author: Morden, Robert

Publisher: Camden's Britannia

Date published: 1695

1st edition. Copper engraving; later hand colouring. Overall size : 44.3cms x 38.9cms. Engraved size : 393mm.x 318mm..Title in decorative cartouche at top with three scales of distance below. Centre fold as issued. Odd mark to margins, 1.8cms repair on verso of bottom margin else very good condition These maps are the first county maps to show roads ( based on Ogilby's road maps ) and show three scales representing great, middle and small miles as different scales were used in different parts of the country. Robert Morden utilised unpublished surveys where available and the knowledge of local gentlemen who supplied corrections.