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BADESLADE, Thomas, fl.1717-1744 : A MAP OF LEICESTER SHIRE NORTH FROM LONDON.
London : W. H. Toms, 1742 (or later). An attractive mid eighteenth-century map of the county, incorporating a panel of text giving details of principal towns, market days, Members of Parliament, etc. Originally published by the surveyor, Thomas Badeslade, and the engraver, William Henry Toms (fl.1723-1758), for their "Chorographia Britannia" series (London : 1741-1742).
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BAKER, Benjamin, 1766-1841 : LEICESTERSHIRE.
London : Laurie & Whittle, 1806. A scarce map of the county, originally engraved by Benjamin Baker, later to become principal engraver for the Ordnance Survey, for a series of county maps issued with the "Universal Magazine" between 1791 and 1797. The present version appeared in the "English Atlas" published by Laurie & Whittle (London : 1806).
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[MOULE, Thomas, 1784-1851] : LEICESTERSHIRE.
[London : G. Virtue, 1831 (but later)]. A fine antique map of the county originally engraved in flamboyant gothic style for the part-work “English Counties Delineated” (London : 1830-1837) prepared by the antiquary Thomas Moule. Decorated with coats of arms, a patterned border, hunting scenes in roundels, and inset views of Belvoir Castle, Ulverscroft Abbey and Donnington Castle. Originally engraved in 1831, the present version, showing some development of the railway system, is dated to about 1848.
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