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Packe, Christopher, 1686–1749

A new philosophico chorographical chart of East-Kent / invented and delineated by Christopher Packe, M.D.

[S.l.] : Printed at the sole expense of the author ..., 1743.
Physical Description:
1 map : mounted on linen ; 122 x 140 cm., folded to 21 x 24 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G5753 K4 P3 1743+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Maps & Atlas (printed)
This copy is uncolored. See p. 109 of Packe's Ankographia for a discussion of the difficulties of printing this map in colors.
Cased with a volume that has bound together: A dissertation upon the surface of the earth as delineated in a specimen of a philosophico-chorographical chart of East-Kent / by Christopher Packe. London : J. Roberts, 1737 -- Ankographia, sive, Convallium descriptio / by Christopher Packe. Canterbury : J. Abree, 1743.
This copy belonged to Sir Richard Colt Hoare & was sold at the Stourhead House library auction August 3, 1883 (lot no. 1094).
Relief shown by hachures.
"... everything relating to this chart are fully explained in a discourse called Ancography" (i.e. Ankographia, sive, convallium descriptio / by Christopher Packe. Canterbury : J. Abree, 1743).
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1743.
Hoare, Richard Colt, Sir, 1758-1838 -- Provenance.
Kent (England) -- Description and travel.
Kent (England) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Physical geography -- England -- Kent -- Early works to 1800.
Stourhead (England). Library -- Provenance.
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