An Accurate Map of Herefordshire by Emanuel Bowen

An Accurate Map of Herefordshire by Emanuel Bowen

Code: 53931

£195.00 Approx $253.91, €216.67
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Date: 1762

Long title: An Accurate Map of Herefordshire Divided into its Hundreds. Drawn from the best Maps and Surveys, Illustrated with Historical Extracts relative to its Air, Soil Natural produce, trade Manufactures, present state of the City of Hereford and other principal Towns. Printed for Rob Wilkinson in Cornhil, Carington Bowles in St Pauls Church Yard & Robt Sayer in Fleet Street. Centre fold as issued. Copper engraving.  Unusual full wash original hand colouring . Overall size : 73.6cms.x 56.4cms. Image size : 698mm.x 523mm.  Decorative cartouche at top right with dedication cartouche at bottom right.  Waterstain at top of centrefold in margin ; fox spot in bottom margin ; some toning to margin and some very faint browning in Radnorshire blank  else very good condition.  

 The Large English Atlas was the finest county atlas produced in the 18th.Century and was the largest scale atlas produced to date. Clearly engraved in detail with views and panels of text in the areas surrounding each county describing the commerce and the state of the principal cities.