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Item:401837499494BOWEN, Emanuel & Kitchin Thomas. (Large Antique Map). An Accurate Map of the West Riding of Yorkshire, divided into its Wapontakes & including a view of Leeds.This map has been sectionalised on linen and hand coloured at a later date Date. [c.1760]. Originally the property of Stan Robinson London, T Bowles, Robert Sayer, and John Bowles. Page size [28 x 21.5ins].Original outline hand-coloured copper engraved double page map. Scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, The largest of the county map to date and incorporating many new details, but also introducing some curious errors. The degrees of longitude (West of London) are about 2 degrees out and the main body of the counties are too wide from east to west. They show towns with their market days, villages (with indications to show whether rectory or vicarage), religious houses, charity schools, castles, hundreds, hills, parks, forests, sands, meres, rivers, brooks, post roads with measured distances between the towns, and several other roads now shown for the first time. Numerous descriptive notes are scattered around the map. A circular compass indicator. The title with the imprint below, scale, "Explanation" (of the symbols on the map), and the dedication. The titles have a pictorial surround; Thomas Kitchin was an engraver and publisher at The Star opposite Ely Gate, Holborn, and London from 1738 to 1776. He was a prolific producer of maps, plans and charts, and was by appointment Hydrographer to the King - George III. His output included sheet maps, series of maps for the Universal Magazine and the London Magazine, and atlases. He worked with Thomas Jefferys and particularly with Emanuel Bowen SEE SCANSCondition:POSTCARDS ARE CLASSED AS USED EVEN IF THEY HAVE NOT BEEN POSTED. MOST CARDS HAVE TINY CORNER BENDS/RUBS OR OTHER VERY SMALL IMPERFECTIONS, AS THEY HAVE BEEN HELD IN OLD POSTCARD ALBUMS. WHERE THERE ARE ANY FURTHER IMPERFECTIONS, THESE ARE NOTED SEPERATLEY. IN THE RARE INSTANCE WHERE A POSTCARD IS IN PERFECT CONDITION, THIS WILL ALSO BE NOTED., County:Denbighshire, Cartographer/Publisher:Herman Moll, Printing Technique:Copper Plate, Original/Reproduction:Antique Original, Format:Atlas Map, Type:County Map, Year:1730, Era:1700s
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Antique Map Yorkshire West Riding Divided Into Wapontakes Inc View Of Leeds 1760