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A map of Cambridgeshire.

Additional Title(s):

Map of Cambridgeshire

[London] : [Thomas Bowles], [1720?]
Physical Description:
1 map ; 11 x 11 cm, on sheet 19 x 15 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G5753.C3 1720 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of David Alan Richards, Yale BA 1967, JD 1972
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale [1:600,000].
Engraved by Emanuel Bowen.
Top part of plate bears engraved title "The Road from London to Kings Lyn in Norfolk ..." with list of places on the road and distances from London.
Page 106 from: Britannia depicta, or, Ogilby improv'd, first published in 1720 by Thomas Bowles.
Shows boundaries, rivers, drainage canals, roads and settlements.
With a list of hundreds, and notes about the county.
Hodson, 149-165
Has on the reverse (p. 105) a strip map showing the road from Beverley to Burlington.
County of Cambridge.
BAC: British Art Center copy is hand-colored.
Subject Terms:
Cambridgeshire (England) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Bowen, Emanuel, 1693 or 1694-1767, engraver.
Bowles, Thomas, -1767, publisher.
Ogilby, John, 1600-1676. Britannia depicta, or, Ogilby improv'd.

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