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ANTIQUE MAP: BRECKNOCKSHIRE.

ARCHER, Joshua, 1792?-1863 : BRECKNOCKSHIRE.

[London : ca.1845]. A neatly worked antique map of the old county of Breconshire or Brecknockshire by Joshua Archer of Pentonville, cartographer, engraver and printer. Originally produced for Thomas Dugdale’s part-work “Curiosities of Great Britain. England & Wales Delineated” (London : 1838-1843) – and here in a slightly later impression.
Steel line engraving on paper. Original hand colour. Engraved surface 230 x 182mm (approx. 9-1/8” x 7-1/8”). Original horizontal fold; some very mild offsetting and slight diagonal creasing, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£40

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ANTIQUE MAP: FLINTSHIRE.

COLE, G. & ROPER, John : FLINTSHIRE.

London : Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, 1809. A very good and early impression of a useful antique map that remained in print for over fifty years. Interesting in grading the roads, locating archaeological sites, etc. Engraved by John Roper (fl.1792-1810) from a draught by Cole, probably the surveyor George Cole of Soho. Originally produced to accompany the part-work “Beauties of England and Wales” (London : 1801-1818).
Copper line engraving on paper. Full original hand colour. Engraved surface 184 x 224mm (approx. 7-1/4” x 8-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

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ANTIQUE MAP: THE CONTINUATION OF THE ROAD FROM LONDON TO HOLY HEAD ... COMENCING AT THE CITY OF CHESTER ...

GARDNER, Thomas : THE CONTINUATION OF THE ROAD FROM LONDON TO HOLY HEAD ... COMENCING AT THE CITY OF CHESTER ...

[London : for J. Tonson & J. Watts, 1718]. A delightfully engraved scroll-style road map from the scarce early road-book “A Pocket Guide to the English Traveller”. The road from Chester to Holyhead via Hawarden, Northop, Denbigh, Conwy and Beaumaris. The map is dedicated Owen Meywrick.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 164 x 262mm (approx. 6-1/2” x 10-3/8”). Very faintly creased, slight nicks to margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£50

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ANTIQUE MAP: THE ROAD FROM GLOCESTER TO MONTGOMEY [sic] NORTH WALES BY THO. GARDNER CONTAINING 70 MILES 3 FURLONGS ...

GARDNER, Thomas : THE ROAD FROM GLOCESTER TO MONTGOMEY [sic] NORTH WALES BY THO. GARDNER CONTAINING 70 MILES 3 FURLONGS ...

[London : for J. Tonson & J. Watts, 1718]. A delightfully engraved scroll-style road map from the scarce early set of road maps published as “A Pocket Guide to the English Traveller”. The road from Gloucester via Huntley, Lea, Ross-on-Wye, Much Birch, Hereford, Birley, Pembridge, Presteigne, Knighton and Clun to Montgomery. The map is dedicated to the Hon. George Caswal.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 172 x 270mm (approx. 6-3/4” x 10-5/8”). A few tiny nicks to edges, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£50

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ANTIQUE MAP: THE ROAD FROM LONDON TO MONTGOMERY NORTH WALES ...

GARDNER, Thomas : THE ROAD FROM LONDON TO MONTGOMERY NORTH WALES ...

[London : for J. Tonson & J. Watts, 1718]. A delightfully engraved scroll-style road map from the scarce early road-book “A Pocket Guide to the English Traveller”. This portion of the eighteenth-century road takes the traveller from Chipping Campden to Montgomery via Evesham (Evesholme vulgo Esam), Fladbury, Spetchley, Worcester, Hallow, Stockton on Teme, Newnham, Tenbury Wells, Ludlow, Onibury, Edgton and Bishop’s Castle. The map is dedicated to John Pugh.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 160 x 268mm (approx. 6-1/4” x 10-1/2”). A few faint marks and slight nicks to blank margins, but otherwise in very good state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

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ANTIQUE MAP: THE ROAD FROM PRESTAINE IN COM[M] RADNOR TO CARMARTHEN ...

GARDNER, Thomas : THE ROAD FROM PRESTAINE IN COM[M] RADNOR TO CARMARTHEN ...

[London : for J. Tonson & J. Watts, 1718]. Delightfully engraved scroll-style road map – the road from Presteigne, via New Radnor, Builth Wells, “Llanimdofry” (Llandovery), Llanwrda and on to Carmarthen. The map is dedicated to Richard Vaughan. Originally produced for the scarce “A Pocket Guide to the English Traveller”.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 168 x 270mm (approx. 6-5/8” x 10-3/4”). A couple of nicks to margins, one just touching image, but overall in very good state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

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ANTIQUE MAP: THE ROADS FROM SHREWSBURY AND CHESTER TO HOLYWELL ...

GARDNER, Thomas : THE ROADS FROM SHREWSBURY AND CHESTER TO HOLYWELL ...

[London : for J. Tonson & J. Watts, 1718]. A delightfully engraved scroll-style antique road map from the scarce early road-book “A Pocket Guide to the English Traveller”. Shows both the coast road from Chester to Holywell via Flint and the road from Shrewsbury through Myddle, Ellesmere, Wrexham, Caergwrle, Mold and on to Holywell. The map is dedicated to Sir John Conway.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 179 x 276mm (approx. 7” x 10-7/8”). Trimmed tight, some nicks and chips to margins, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£50

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ANTIQUE MAP: PHILIPS’ MAP OF NORTH & SOUTH WALES. TAKEN FROM THE ORDNANCE SURVEY.

PHILIP & SON, George – publishers : PHILIPS’ MAP OF NORTH & SOUTH WALES. TAKEN FROM THE ORDNANCE SURVEY.

London & Liverpool : George Philip & Son, [1861]. A handsome Victorian map of Wales issued in Philip’s series of “Travelling Maps” – the country depicted at a scale of six miles to the inch. Dated by the National Library of Wales to 1861 and depicting Merionethshire before the railways reached Barmouth and Dolgellau in the 1860s.
Lithograph on paper, with full original hand colour. Printed surface 665 x 513mm (approx. 26-1/8” x 20-1/4”). Dissected, mounted on linen, and folding into the publishers’ cloth gilt case; slight wear to case; map faintly spotted in places, but a very good example. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£100

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ANTIQUE MAP: CAERMARTHENSHIRE.

ROPER, John : CAERMARTHENSHIRE.

London : Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, 1809 [or later]. A very good and early impression of a useful antique map that remained in print for over fifty years. Interesting in grading the roads, locating archaeological sites, etc. Originally engraved by John Roper (fl.1792-1810) to accompany the part-work “Beauties of England and Wales” (London : 1801-1818).
Copper line engraving on paper. Full original hand colour. Engraved surface 182 x 257mm (approx. 7-1/4” x 10-1/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£40

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ANTIQUE MAP: CAERMARTHENSHIRE.

ROPER, John : CAERMARTHENSHIRE.

London : Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, 1809 [or later]. A very good and early impression of a useful antique map that remained in print for over fifty years. Interesting in grading the roads, locating archaeological sites, etc. Originally engraved by John Roper (fl.1792-1810) to accompany the part-work “Beauties of England and Wales” (1801-1818).
Copper line engraving on paper. Original hand colour. Engraved surface 181 x 257mm (approx. 7-1/8” x 10-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

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ANTIQUE MAP: GLAMORGAN SHIRE.

SELLER, John, 1632-1697 : GLAMORGAN SHIRE.

[London : 1694?]. A charming and rare small map of Glamorgan by John Seller. Originally produced for a set of maps which first appeared under the title “Anglia Contracta”, dated to between 1689 and 1694 by Skelton and generally ascribed to somewhere near the latter date. The maps in their original form were subsequently reissued a number of times between 1696 and 1711, with the present example dating from no later than 1697.
Copper line engraving on paper. Original hand colour. Engraved surface 108 x 144mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 5-5/8”). In very good and clean state. Of extreme rarity with original colour. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£125

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ANTIQUE MAP: RADNORSHIRE.

THOMPSON, James Robert & ROPER, John : RADNORSHIRE.

London : Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, 1809. A very good and early impression of a useful antique map that remained in print for over fifty years. Interesting in grading the roads, locating archaeological sites, etc. Engraved by John Roper (fl.1792-1810) from a draught by the architect and painter James Robert Thompson (fl.1806-1848). Originally produced to accompany the part-work “Beauties of England and Wales” (London : 1801-1818).
Copper line engraving on paper. Original hand colour. Engraved surface 183 x 221mm (approx. 7-1/4” x 8-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£40

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