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  •  Norfolk, John Speed, 1650

    Norfolk, John Speed, 1650

Published in the Reign of Charles I

15928 Norfolk, John Speed, 1650. Price: 750.00

NORFOLK A COUNTIE FLORISHING & POPULOUS DESCRIBED AND DEVIDED WITH THE ARMES OF SUCH NOBLE FAMILIES AS HAVE BORNE THE TITLES THEREOF John Speed's fine map of county published in London by John Sudbury and George Humble. The map is embellished with an inset town plan of Norwich, the royal arms with supporters and seven other coats of arms. The title is shown within an open book and the scale has a small cartouche. An engraving of a battle scene appears in the top left hand corner with a description of two battles in the county in 1581 and 1549. 19.5 x 15 inches, 495 x 375 mm. Uncoloured. Good condition.

From Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine

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19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  England III SDUK 1830

    England III SDUK 1830

Published in the Reign of William IV

17469 SD019 England III North East England, 1830. Price: 25.00

A map of Eastern England inclusing the counties of Lincolnshire, Derbyshire, Warwickshire, Norfolk and Suffolk. 13 3/4 x 10 3/4 inches. Early outline hand colouring. Good condition. Imprint beneath of the publishers Baldwin & Craddock dated 1830.

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18th Century Road Map

  •  Road from Oakham to Richmond, Thomas Kitchin 1767

    Road from Oakham to Richmond, Thomas Kitchin 1767

  •  Road from Huddersfield to Richmond, Thomas Kitchin 1767

    Road from Huddersfield to Richmond, Thomas Kitchin 1767

Published in the Reign of George III

28040 Plate 52/53, Thomas Kitchin, 1767. Price: 45.00

  1. Untiled

Oakham, Melton Mowbray, Nottingham, Mansfield, Rotherham, Barnsley

  1. Untitled

Huddersfield, Halifax, Skipton, Middleham, Richmond

Double sided map. 7 1/2 x 6 inches. Six panels showing the route. Uncoloured. Fine condition.

From: Kitchin's Post-Chaise Companion through England and Wales

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18th Century Road Map

  •  Chelmsford to Maldon. Brentford to Wickford. Carington Bowles, 1785

    Chelmsford to Maldon. Brentford to Wickford. Carington Bowles, 1785

  •  Chelmsford to Maldon. Brentford to Wickford. Carington Bowles, 1785

    Chelmsford to Maldon. Brentford to Wickford. Carington Bowles, 1785

Published in the Reign of George III

28163 Chelmsford to Maldon. Brentford to Wickford. Carington Bowles, 1785. Price: 23.00

Plate 135/136/137/138 An engraved double sided strip road map. Starting at Blithborough and going north to Beccles and ending at Yarmouth. On the reverse side the route starts at Chelmsford and goes to Maldon. A second strip starts at Brentwood and goes east to Billericay and Wickford. 3 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. Uncoloured. Good condition.

From Paterson’s British Itinerary

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Provenance: From the Library of John Hobson Matthews

  •  Norfolk, John Cary 1793

    Norfolk, John Cary 1793

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

30874 Norfolk, John Cary 1793. Price: 58.00

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. A detailed and well engraved map of the county with original outline hand colouring. 10 x 8 inches. Publisher's imprint beneath dated 1793. Original outline hand colouring. Some of the town names are underlined in red. With the original page of descriptive text.

From: Cary's New and Correct English Atlas

The significance of some towns being underlined in red is given by the previous owner of the atlas John Hobson Matthews by means of a manuscript note in red ink he has added at the start of the atlas. He says
The places underlined in red ink are those in which a Catholic mission has been established between the era of the Reformation and the year 1840
John Hobson Matthews
John Hobson Matthews (1858 - 1914) Born in Croydon in 1858. Educated at schools at Blackheath and Cambridge. Worked for a shipping firm in Malta. A good linguist he was a Roman Catholic historian, archivist and solicitor. You will find more details about him here in the Dictionary of Welsh Biography.
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18th Century Showing Market & Fair Days

  •  Norfolk, T.Badesladed and W. H.Toms 1742

    Norfolk, T.Badesladed and W. H.Toms 1742

Published in the Reign of George II

31105 Norfolk, Thomas Badeslade and William Henry Toms, 1742. Price: 48.00

A MAP OF NORFOLK N. EAST FROM LONDON. A delightful small engraved map of the county with scale and compass rose. To the left of the map is a panel providing information on Members of Parliament and listing the major towns with the Market and Fair Days. 5 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Uncoloured. Publisher’s imprint beneath dated 1742 with the names of Thomas Badeslade the surveyor and W. H. Toms the engraver. Nice good clean condition.

From: Chorographia Britanniae

Provenance: In 1925 the atlas was owned by A. P. Hamilton

  •  Chorographia Britanniae 1742

    Chorographia Britanniae 1742

  •  Chorographia Britanniae 1742 Dedication

    Chorographia Britanniae 1742 Dedication

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Town Plan

  •  Norwich, Thomas G. Jack c.1895

    Norwich, Thomas G. Jack c.1895

Published in the Reign of Queen Victoria

31126 Norwich, Thomas G. Jack, c.1895. Price: 12.00

NORWICH. A colour printed town plan. Imprint of the publisher Thomas G. Jack below. London & Edinburgh. 6 1/2 x 9 inches. Few light fox marks in top blank margin, otherwise good condition.

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Minimum Order - Fifteen Pounds
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