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Rocque, John, -1762

A map of the kingdom of Ireland : divided into provinces, counties and baronies, shewing the archbishopricks, bishopricks, cities, boroughs, market towns, villages, barracks, mountains, lakes, bogs, rivers, bridges, ferries, passes : also, the great, the branch and the by post roads, together with the inland navigation, &c. / by John Rocque ...

[London] : Printed for Robt. Sayer, opposite Fetter Lane, Fleet Street, [between 1762 and 1773]
Physical Description:
1 map on 2 sheets ; 120 x 188 cm., sheets 67 x 108 cm.
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Folio B G 4
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Copyright Status:
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View a digital version in the Beinecke Library's Digital Images Online database (327 1785, Copy 1)
View a digital version in the Beinecke Library's Digital Images Online database (327 1785,Copy 2)
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale [ca. 1:500,000]. -- (W 10°40ʹ00ʺ--W 5°04ʹ00ʺ/N 55°26ʹ00ʺ--N 51°25ʹ00ʺ).
British Art Center copy laid into portfolio of Rocque maps and estate plans. Borders between counties are hand-colored.
BEIN BrSides Double Folio 2017 12: Imperfect: southern sheet wanting; brittle and chipped, with some loss of text. Cartouche and borders between counties are hand-colored.
Relief shown pictorially.
Originally printed on 4 sheets.
Title cartouche depicts engraved stone, cow, and reclining figure holding a peat spade.
Shows boundaries, rivers, lochs, roads with distances, woods and settlements.
Includes brief notes on the Irish history and political divisions.
Inset: The sea coasts of Great Britain and Ireland. Scale approximately 1:4,500,000.
Robert Sayer traded alone & at this address 1751-1774 and 1783-1792 (cf. Maxted, p. l99).
Subject Terms:
Ireland -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Sayer, Robert -- Publisher.
Engraving -- [17--].
Etchings -- [17--].

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