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1794Laurie & WhittleLondonEngland and Wales, drawn from the most accurate surveys containing all the cities, boroughs, market towns & villages; in which are included all the improvements and observations both astronomical and topographical . . .$2,900 Picture

A copper plate engraved map on two sheets, with hand colored outlines.

Size: 47 inches X 40 inches

Map Type: Atlas

This is a superior copy, very clean with strong lines and color.

This very detailed map of England and Wales shows cities and distances betwen them, the latitude and longitude of landmarks, roads by type, cities, distances, market towns, latitude and longitude of important places. s a prolific map maker in London during the 18th century. This composite map in two sheets was created by John Rocque and was taken from the important atlas A new universal atlas, exhibiting all the empires, kingdoms, states, republics, &c. &c. in the whole World; being a complete collection of the most approved maps extant; . . .

References: Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, Volume 3 PP 96-97, Laurie & Whittle, Scott, Valerie, Map Collector Publications, Tring, Hertz, England, 1999; A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress, 682, Phillips, P.L, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1909

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