An Accurate Map of Glamorganshire

Code: 53444

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Author: Bowen, E & T. Kitchin

Publisher: The Large English Atlas

Date published: 1754

Long title: An Accurate Map of Glamorganshire Drawn from an actual survey, with various improvements. Illustrated with Historical Extracts relative to its natural produce, air, soil, trade, manufactures, &c.Copper engraving. Overall sheet size : 69.6cms.x 49.8cms. Image size : 528mm.x 350mm. Decorative title cartouche at top right, view of Cardiff, bottom left. Original outline colour. Top edge remargined. Age-toned, faint background foxing, one publisher's crease. Laid on old paper which, when held up, reveals and area of strengthening at centrefold on verso. Nonetheless very attractive and informative map with bucolic view of Cardiff. 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
An Accurate Map of Glamorganshire