Bowen, Emanuel. Kitchin,Thomas. Harley, J.B. Hodson, D.

THE ROYAL ENGLISH ATLAS: Eighteenth Century County Maps of England and Wales by Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin

Published: Newton Abbot, David & Charles Reprints, first edition, 1971

Date: 1971

A lovely copy in dustwrapper of the First Edition of David & Charles excellent facsimile taken from the 1762 uncoloured copy in the British Museum The maps are introduced in an essay by J. B. Harley and Donald Hodson giving an outline of the publication history of the Atlas set against the background of the London map trade in the eighteenth century and analyses the sources used in the compilation of the maps to help with their interpretation as a record of the eighteenth century landscape.Original publishers cloth 18"x12" in lightly restored dustwrapper. 14pp followed by 44 double page maps no ownership marks and emphatically NOT ex-library

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