Kitchin map of England and Wales 1760 (1760)

Kitchin

An Accurate Map of England and Wales drawn from all the particular surveys hitherto published by Thomas Kitchin 1760.

Published: 1760

Date: 1760

An Accurate Map of England and Wales drawn from all the particular surveys hitherto published, illustrated with many additional improvements, and regulated by numerous astronomical observations made by members of the Royal Society, the places being marked where observations are made, by Thomas Kitchin. Published by Carrington Bowles, London 1760. On folding linen in 48 sections, size 121 by 104 cm. Scale 69 miles to a degree or approximately eleven miles to the inch. Includes a small inset map of the Isles of Scilly. With an attractive decorative cartouche above a large vignette depicting the wealth, power and resources of the nation. Hand-coloured. VG condition. Folds into original marbled slipcase that bears the bookplate of Sir Henry Wilson. Slipcase Good condition with some rubbing. Images available.

Condition
VG

Binding
Linen backed map in slipcase

£450

Offered by Arthur Hook