The English gentleman's guide: or, A new and compleat book of maps of all England and Wales. : Shewing its antient and present government, divided as in the Saxon heptarchy ; also into dioceses, judges circuits, and countries ; describing all the cities, market-towns, parishes, villages, noble and gentlemens seats, archbishops and bishops sees, universities, places which send members to Parliament, &c. With the names of the rivers, sea-ports, sands, hills, moors, forests, &c. All the great or poast-roads, cross roads, posts for directions on the roads, ponds, inns, and houses on the roads, with the distances of measur'd miles, according to Mr. Ogilby's survey: with many additions and corrections not extant on any maps. / the whole being finely engrav'd, and made portable either for cloak-bag, portmanteau, or pocket.
- London : Printed and sold by Thomas Bowles ... and John Bowles ..., 1738.
- Physical Description:
-  leaves,  folded leaves of plates : maps ; 24 x 25 cm
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- Maps & Atlas (printed)
- Title on two leaves, parallel to spine.
Each map covers several counties; the first of southern England, and the fourth up to the Scotch border.  46 x 146 cm. -  46 x 115 cm. - 46 x 114 cm.-  46 x 60 cm.; all folded to 23 x 23 cm.
Pasted down to verso of title is "The Explanation", a key to the map symbols in English and Latin, with scale of "great", "midle", and "small" miles.
Imprint on first map: London : Printed and sold by Phillip Overton ... and Tho. Bowles ...
- Subject Terms:
- Great Britain -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.Great Britain.
- Early works.
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The English gentleman's guide: or, A new and compleat book of maps of all England and Wales. , 1738
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