Thomas Badeslade

Chorographia Britanniae or a Set of Maps of all the Counties

Published: Printed for and sold by W.H.Toms, Union Court, near Hatton Garden 1742


Chubb CLXII. 6 3/4" x 4 1/4". Blind stamped contemporary leather boards rebacked with raised banding and gilt titling. 46 maps and 5 tables engraved by Will.Henry Toms.

From the library of Professor Robert Charles Gooding Williams (1921-2013), who, in the early 1960s, was one of the first proponents of a 'tele-university' which, under Prime Minister Harold Wilson and his Minister for the Arts, Jennie Lee, became The Open University in 1969.


Offered by Michael Morris