A Correct Map of Cardiganshire ORIGINAL 1748 Map of Cardiganshire, Wales.

By: Osborne Thomas

Price: £45.00

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Copper engraved Map, in it's ORIGINAL uncoloured state, by T. Hutchinson. Taken From - Geographia Magni Britannii, Or, Correct Maps of All the Counties in England, Scotland and Wales. Though the sculptor/engraver isn't noted on the Map itself. Good deep impression in off-white, with slight browning to the tips of the edge, very light offsetting to the left margin, and with the original paper hinge to the rear. Overall size = 19.2 cms x 16.9 cms - with plain margin; and the actual image size is - 17cm x 14.5 cm. VERY GOOD condition. Showing towns, roads, rivers, forests, lakes and other features. Includes decorative title and compass rose. Thomas Hutchinson, the engraver, was apprenticed to Senex for seven years. The map-makers Thomas and John Osborne are most renowned for this series of maps, highly recognisable with their simple design comprising an attractive frame for the title and an elaborate compass rose. Great for framing / Gift quality. Quite scarce. See Images. ; Oblong 12mo 7" - 7½" tall

Title: A Correct Map of Cardiganshire ORIGINAL 1748 Map of Cardiganshire, Wales.

Author Name: Osborne Thomas

Categories: Prints. Maps. Sheet Music, British Topography, Anglo-Welsh Literature. Welsh Interest, Wales/Welsh,

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Publisher: London, Taken From - Geographia Magni Britannii, Or, Correct Maps of All the Counties in England, Scotland and Wales.: 1748

Binding: Soft

Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 114862

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