Engraved by Emanuel Bowen.

An Accurate Map of the North Riding of York Shire

Published: from the Large English Atlas c.1764.


Original outline hand colouring. 20 3/4" x 27 1/2".

A fine, untouched example from one of the most influential atlases of the eighteenth century showing, amongst other features, post stages, turnpike roads and the remains of Roman roads. There is an inset view of the city of York and the map is bordered by 'Historical Extracts relating to its Natural produce, Mines, Minerals, Manufactures, Trade, etc.'


Offered by Michael Morris