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kitchin general map of england wales antique

Kitchin - A General Map of England & Wales

$750.00

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Original antique map
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A General Map of England & Wales Divided into its Counties corrected from the best surveys and Astron. Observations by Tho. Kitchin Geogr. Hydrographer to His Majesty' Published by Laurie and Whittle, London, 1794. Engraved map with outline hand colour and illustrated hand coloured cartouche. Rare map showing a detailed view of England and Wales with county delineations and generous amounts of information on roads, crossroads and market towns. An inset provides information on the Isles of Scilly. The map has a landscape style cartouche featuring a great ship, cannon, cornucopia and an allegorical figure.
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artist Thomas Kitchin (mapmaker)
method Line engraving with later hand-colouring
date 1794
size 625mm by 530mm (image)
SKU MP889