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Bedfordshire Maps

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BEDFORDSHIRE by John Speed,
originally printed 1611 From the 1627 edition published by George Humble(Humbel)Size: 51x39 (Centimetres)
Title: 'BEDFORD SHIRE and the situation of  BEDFORD described.'  Fine 17th century, copper plate engraved map, printed on handmade paper, with  good hand colouring. Latin text en verso and fold as per issue. Also includes a very early town plan of  'Bedford', plus various  other pictorials etc. £405 inc delivery/ cheaper collected


Bedfordshire  Robert Morden, 1

An engraved map of the county of Bedfordshire with a decorative cartouche at the top right.. Three scales. 16 x 14 inches, 425 x 365 mm. Hand coloured. Sold by Abel Swale [&] Awnsham & John Churchil .Published in Edmund Gibson's translation of William Camden,  Britannia: or a Chorographical Description of Great Britain and Ireland ... 2nd ed., (London: Awnsham Churchill, 1722). The Britannia was first published by William Camden (1551-1623), an historian, in 1586. £105 unmounted. .inc delivery.  . one of the cheaper counties for classic maps


Bedfordshire County Map by Cary 1 A4 Cary John CARY (c.1754-1835) was based in London. The New and Correct English Atlas, came in various editions between 1787 and 1831, also the Miniature version of his County Maps, The Travellers' Companion, from 1790 to 1828.Size .12.5 x 10 inches. At the end of the eighteenth century, Cary was commissioned by the Postmaster-General to survey of all the principal roads in the country. His method of measurement was to use a 4' wheel connected to a counter, which kept a tally of the number of rotations. £35


Bedfordshire County Map by Cary 2 A4 Cary John CARY (c.1754-1835) was based in London. The New and Correct English Atlas, came in various editions between 1787 and 1831, also the Miniature version of his County Maps, The Travellers' Companion, from 1790 to 1828.Size .12.5 x 10 inches. At the end of the eighteenth century, Cary was commissioned by the Postmaster-General to survey of all the principal roads in the country. His method of measurement was to use a 4' wheel connected to a counter, which kept a tally of the number of rotations. £30 . x 2


Bedfordshire"by Archibald Fullarton published in 1845. The map has a vignette view of Bedford Bridge with St.Paul's Church and part of the Town. Steel engraved map with hand colouring. folded as issued.Size 24.x18.5 cms/9.5"x7.2".Scale of distance; reference key to the Hundreds ; £30 some light offsetting


.Bedfordshire County Map/Cary

John CARY (c.1754-1835) was based in London. From the Miniature version of his County Maps, The Travellers' Companion, from 1790 to 1828.Size .16 x 10 cm. At the end of the eighteenth century, Cary was commissioned by the Postmaster-General to survey of all the principal roads in the country. His method of measurement was to use a 4' wheel connected to a counter, which kept a tally of the number of rotations. £35


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Bedfordshire County Mapfrom Britton 2 by G. Coleand J. Roper.. List of hundreds and explanation. 18 x 23cm. George Cole and John Roper Originallyproduced to accompany the part-work "Beauties of England and Wales" (London 1801-1818). Copper line engraving on rag paper page numberto top right good colourcreased due to original book folds £20 x 2


Bedfordshire,RichardBlome, 1715
A GENERAL MAPP OF BEDFORD SHIRE With its Hundreds of ..... An engraved county map with panel displaying the title and list of hundreds., 16 x 23 cm. Hand coloured. From England Exactly Described or a Guide to Travellers in a Compleat Sett of Maps of All the Counties of England.Nice copy laid to old/original paper in its past which helps to mount these notoriously narrow margined maps, printed with virtually no blank margins at the top and bottom.. Published by Thomas Taylor at theGolden Lion in Fleet Street, London. £45


.Bedfordshire County Map from Britton
by G. Cole and J. Roper.. List of hundreds and explanation. 18 x 23cm. George Cole and John Roper Originally produced to accompany the part-work "Beauties of England and Wales"(London 1801-1818). Copper line engraving on rag paper page number to top right good colour creased due to original book folds £20


MAP OF Bedfordshire Drawn from Accurate Survey

Copper engraving with older hand colouring.  Image size : 16 x 22cm.Decorative cartouche bottom right, scale of miles bottom left. . Thomas Kitchin, 1718-84. Kitchin worked as a publisher and engraver from premises at The Star in Holborn, London. He was an engraver of the highest ability and produced a broad range of books on a variety of subjects including topographical works. By himself Kitchen produced a large number of maps of every kind for periodicals such as the London Magazine and for books on history and antiquities. He is probably best known though, for his parnership with Emanuel Bowen with whom he published, in 1755, The Large English Atlas, which contained the finest county maps of the !8th.Century. £60




Bedfordshire County Map

A Modern Map Of Bedfordshire Drawn From The Latest Surveys

Copper engraved map with hand colour  bt John Ellis (d.1796) was a prolific English engraver of the late eighteenth century who joined with William Palmer to produce a set of English county maps, published in Ellis' "New English Atlas", in 1765. Maps were later used in Ellis' "English Atlas; or a Complete Cartography of England and Wales" published in 1766, and reprinted in 1768.Maps  were  based on Kitchin's maps from Dodsley's "England Illustrated". Image size 25 x 19+ cm £60 unmounted inc delivery small edge tear not in plate area


MAP OF Bedfordshire FROM Kitchin £40

Thomas Kitchin (1718 - 1784) Kitchin worked as a publisher and engraver from premises at The Star in Holborn, London.  DRAWN FROM THE BEST AUTHORTIES BY T. KITCHIN GEOGRAPHER An engraved map of the county embellished with a pictorial title cartouche. Arms  Compass pointer and explanation. 61/2 x 8 1/2 inches. Hand coloured.From Boswell's Antiquities


A New Map of Bedfordshire, Divided into Hundreds exhibiting its roads, rivers, parks &c." 3
A detailed map of the county . Good condition with wide blank margins. Originally bound on edge so there is no centre fold. From New British Atlas published by John Stockdale, Piccadilly. STOCKDALE, John (publisher) Cary's maps were popular for their accuracy and clear style. The numbers marked on the roads give the distances between towns. Copper engraved map Hand-coloured engraved map 1789 -1806. copperplate, coloured, 40 x 50 cm. on double-page folio sheets .The large size allows for a remarkable amount of detail to be shown, with careful identification of parishes, gentlemen's seats, heaths and commons, marshes, navigable canals, dikes, turnpikes, by-roads, tramways, and even Roman walls. All shown on a map drawn to a scale of 1 3/8 inches to 5 miles.In 1805 Stockdale had published the New British Atlas, with 43 maps by John Cary..£60**




Bedfordshire County Map  from Britton   by G. Cole and J. Roper.. List of hundreds and explanation. 18 x 23cm. George Cole and John Roper Originally produced to accompany the part-work "Beauties of England and Wales" (London 1801-1818). Copper line engraving on rag paper page number to top right good colour creased due to original book folds £15.some soiling at fold


A New Map of Bedfordshire, Divided into Hundreds exhibiting its roads, rivers, parks &c." 2
A detailed map of the county . Good condition with wide blank margins. Originally bound on edge so there is no centre fold. From New British Atlas published by John Stockdale, Piccadilly. STOCKDALE, John (publisher) Cary's maps were popular for their accuracy and clear style. The numbers marked on the roads give the distances between towns. Copper engraved map Hand-coloured engraved map 1789 -1806. copperplate, coloured, 40 x 50 cm. on double-page folio sheets .The large size allows for a remarkable amount of detail to be shown, with careful identification of parishes, gentlemen's seats, heaths and commons, marshes, navigable canals, dikes, turnpikes, by-roads, tramways, and even Roman walls. All shown on a map drawn to a scale of 1 3/8 inches to 5 miles.In 1805 Stockdale had published the New British Atlas, with 43 maps by John Cary..£60**




"A New Map of Bedfordshire, Divided into Hundreds exhibiting its roads, rivers, parks &c." 1
A detailed map of the county . Good condition with wide blank margins. Originally bound on edge so there is no centre fold. From New British Atlas published by John Stockdale, Piccadilly. STOCKDALE, John (publisher) Cary's maps were popular for their accuracy and clear style. The numbers marked on the roads give the distances between towns. Copper engraved map Hand-coloured engraved map 1789 -1806. copperplate, coloured, 40 x 50 cm. on double-page folio sheets .The large size allows for a remarkable amount of detail to be shown, with careful identification of parishes, gentlemen's seats, heaths and commons, marshes, navigable canals, dikes, turnpikes, by-roads, tramways, and even Roman walls. All shown on a map drawn to a scale of 1 3/8 inches to 5 miles.In 1805 Stockdale had published the New British Atlas, with 43 maps by John Cary..£60**




Bedfordshire County Map
Seller Map  published by Samuel HooperLondon, Printed byC. Clarke, for GROSE(c.1731. .1791)  from 'THE ANTIQUITIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES' , first published in 1772/3. Map Size 14.5 x 12cm. With descriptive text below and to verso. In 1695 John Seller published a county atlas titled 'Anglia Contracta'.The plates were acquired by Francis Grose, revised, and  firstpublished in this 1787 edition  unmounted £30


Moule Map £45


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