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A large 18th century map of Sussex

BOWEN, Emanuel.

An Accurate Map of the County of Sussex, Divided into its Rapes, Deanries and Hundreds, Drawn from Surveys. Shewing (amongst various Improvements, not extant on any other Map), what Parishes are Rectories, and what Vicarages; where Charity Schools have been erected &c.
London: Robert Sayer, Thomas Bowles & John Bowles, c.1763. Coloured. 515 x 695mm.

Trimmed to border at top, new margin added.

An important map of Sussex, the first map to be engraved for John Hinton's 'Large English Atlas' and the largest map of the county to be published upto that time. It contains a map and prospect for both Chichester and Lewes, and has decorative cartouches for the title, dedication and key, the former with a vignette of a surveyor with a way-wiser.
When this atlas was published the only folio county maps available were reprints of the Saxton, Speed, Blaeu or Jansson maps, all a century old.


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Stock Id :20590

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A large 18th century map of Sussex

BOWEN, Emanuel.

An Accurate Map of the County of Sussex, Divided into its Rapes, Deanries and Hundreds, Drawn from Surveys. Shewing (amongst various Improvements, not extant on any other Map), what Parishes are Rectories, and what Vicarages; where Charity Schools have been erected &c.
London: Robert Sayer, Thomas Bowles & John Bowles, c.1763. Coloured. 515 x 695mm.

Trimmed to border at top, new margin added.

An important map of Sussex, the first map to be engraved for John Hinton's 'Large English Atlas' and the largest map of the county to be published upto that time. It contains a map and prospect for both Chichester and Lewes, and has decorative cartouches for the title, dedication and key, the former with a vignette of a surveyor with a way-wiser.
When this atlas was published the only folio county maps available were reprints of the Saxton, Speed, Blaeu or Jansson maps, all a century old.


Stock ID : 20590

£450

£450

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