Antique County Maps: Central - West
Glos, Hereford, Worcs.

A Map of Hereford Shire.

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OWEN, J. & BOWEN, E.

Origin: London, c.1720.

The road from Bristol to Monmouth on the verso. From 'Britannia Depicta or Ogilby Improv'd'.

Condition: Uncoloured; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, otherwise good condition.

Size: 183 x 115mm (7¼ x 4½ inches).

Reference: 4108

Price: £19

A Map of Herefordshire from the best Authorities.

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LODGE, John.

Origin: London, 1790-95.

A rare map of the county originally published in the 'Political Magazine' from 1782-90. Engraved by John Lodge, this atlas edition of 1795 has the name erased. Ink manuscript details about the county on the verso.

Condition: Uncoloured; light soiling and minor spotting, otherwise a good example.

Size: 325 x 265mm (12¾ x 10½ inches).

Reference: 12824

Price: £48

A Map of Worcestershire.

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BOWEN, Emanuel.

Origin: London, c.1720.

A miniature map of the county from the 'Britannia Depicta or Ogilby Improved' by John Owen and Emanuel Bowen. The verso has the road from Bristol to Whitmister in Gloucestershire.

Condition: Uncoloured; light age-toning and minor nicks to margins, otherwise fine condition.

Size: 120 x 120mm (4¾ x 4¾ inches).

Reference: 11422

Price: £28

A New Map of Glocestershire from the best Authorities.

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LODGE, John.

Origin: London, 1790-95.

A rare map of the county originally published in the 'Political Magazine' from 1782-90. Engraved by John Lodge, this atlas edition of 1795 has the name erased. Ink manuscript details about the county on the verso.

Condition: Uncoloured; light soiling and minor spotting, otherwise a good example.

Size: 265 x 325mm (10½ x 12¾ inches).

Reference: 12836

Price: £86

A New Map of Herefordshire, Divided into Hundreds, Exhibiting its Roads, Rivers, Parks &c.

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CARY, John.

Origin: London, 1809.

From the first edition of Cary's New English Atlas, although the maps were issued in parts 1801-9. With the hundreds separately coloured.

Condition: Original body colour; light soiling and toning to margins, short centrefold split at margin, otherwise a good example.

Size: 535 x 475mm (21 x 18¾ inches).

Reference: 12246

Price: £38

A New Map of Worcestershire from the latest Authorities.

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LODGE, John.

Origin: London, 1790-95.

A rare map of the county originally published in the 'Political Magazine' from 1782-90. Engraved by John Lodge, this atlas edition of 1795 has the name erased. Ink manuscript details about the county on the verso.

Condition: Uncoloured; light soiling and minor spotting, otherwise a good example.

Size: 320 x 260mm (12½ x 10¼ inches).

Reference: 12829

Price: £65

A New Map of the County of Hereford divided into hundreds.

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SMITH, C.

Origin: London, 1804.

A large and well coloured map of Hereford with a key listing reference to the hundreds and an explanation.

Condition: Original colour; light toning and minor soiling to margins, minor water staining in left margin, short centrefold split, otherwise a good example.

Size: 505 x 450mm (20 x 17¾ inches).

Reference: 12249

Price: £38

A Plan of the River Salwarp. and of the Navigable Canal, from Droitwich, to the River Severn, in the County of Worcester.

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[LODGE, John].

Origin: London, Gentleman's Magazine, 1771.

The canal between Droitwich and the River Severn.

Condition: Uncoloured; signs of old folds, minor print offsetting, otherwise good.

Size: 160 x 345mm (6¼ x 13½ inches).

Reference: 8383

Price: £48

Bewdley.

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DAWSON, Robert Kearsley.

Origin: London, 1832.

A plan of Bewdley, near Kidderminster in Worcestershire, from a composite volume of the 'Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales'. Robert Kearsley Dawson (1798 -1861) the son of surveyor Robert Dawson, was born in Dover, he went on to study at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. In 1818 he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers, and between 1819 and 1829 took part in the triangulation and mapping of Ireland and Scotland under Thomas Colby. In 1831 he was to survey the boundaries of the proposed Parliamentary Boroughs for the Great Reform Act.

Condition: Original coloured lithograph; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, minor spotting, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 300 x 180mm (11¾ x 7 inches).

Reference: 12136

Price: £28

Droitwich.

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DAWSON, Robert Kearsley.

Origin: London, 1832.

A plan of Droitwich, Worcestershire, from a composite volume of the 'Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales'. Robert Kearsley Dawson (1798 -1861) the son of surveyor Robert Dawson, was born in Dover, he went on to study at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. In 1818 he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers, and between 1819 and 1829 took part in the triangulation and mapping of Ireland and Scotland under Thomas Colby. In 1831 he was to survey the boundaries of the proposed Parliamentary Boroughs for the Great Reform Act.

Condition: Original coloured lithograph; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, minor spotting, otherwise a good example.

Size: 310 x 190mm (12¼ x 7½ inches).

Reference: 12336

Price: £21

Evesham.

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DAWSON, Robert Kearsley.

Origin: London, 1832.

A plan of Evesham, Worcestershire, from a composite volume of the 'Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales'. Robert Kearsley Dawson (1798 -1861) the son of surveyor Robert Dawson, was born in Dover, he went on to study at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. In 1818 he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers, and between 1819 and 1829 took part in the triangulation and mapping of Ireland and Scotland under Thomas Colby. In 1831 he was to survey the boundaries of the proposed Parliamentary Boroughs for the Great Reform Act.

Condition: Original coloured lithograph; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, minor spotting, otherwise a good example.

Size: 305 x 190mm (12 x 7½ inches).

Reference: 12335

Price: £21

Frugiferi ac ameni Heref:ordiæ comitatus.

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SAXTON, Christopher - HOLE, William.

Origin: London, Georgii Bishop & Ioannis Norton, 1607-10.

An early map of Herefordshire from the first English edition of the 'Britannia', translated by Philémon Holland. Engraved by William Hole, from the Christopher Saxton survey of 1577. State III with plate number 34 added in the bottom left corner.

Condition: Uncoloured; light toning in the margins and very minor staining, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 285 x 310mm (11¼ x 12¼ inches).

Reference: 9727

Price: £160

Glocester Shire.

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[KITCHIN, Thos.].

Origin: London, Universal Magazine, 1753.

Printed for John Hinton.

Condition: Uncoloured; signs of old vertical folds, light toning, otherwise a good example.

Size: 195 x 205mm (7¾ x 8 inches).

Reference: 9699

Price: £65

Glocestershire.

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BOWEN, Emanuel.

Origin: London, c.1720.

A miniature map of the county from the 'Britannia Depicta or Ogilby Improved' by John Owen and Emanuel Bowen. The verso has the road from Lisbury to Marlborough and beyond.

Condition: Uncoloured; light age-toning and minor nicks to margins, otherwise fine condition.

Size: 120 x 120mm (4¾ x 4¾ inches).

Reference: 11413

Price: £28

Glocestershire.

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SPEED, John.

Origin: London, John Sudbury & George Humble, 1616, Latin text edition.

From Speed's atlas 'The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine', the Latin edition is arguably the rarest of all editions, being produced for the overseas market. Thomas Chubb states in his book, "The Latin edition of Speed's atlas of great Britain and Ireland is extremely rare, it was not until 1918 that the British Museum obtained a copy.

Condition: Uncoloured; fine dark impression, two tiny worm holes at centrefold, visible only when held up to the light, overall a fine example.

Size: 380 x 510mm (15 x 20 inches).

Reference: 12908

Price: £920

Gloucester.

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DAWSON, Robert Kearsley.

Origin: London, 1832.

A plan of Gloucester from a composite volume of the 'Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales'. Robert Kearsley Dawson (1798 -1861) the son of surveyor Robert Dawson, was born in Dover, he went on to study at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. In 1818 he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers, and between 1819 and 1829 took part in the triangulation and mapping of Ireland and Scotland under Thomas Colby. In 1831 he was to survey the boundaries of the proposed Parliamentary Boroughs for the Great Reform Act.

Condition: Original coloured lithograph; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, minor spotting and surface soiling, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 315 x 200mm (12½ x 7¾ inches).

Reference: 11763

Price: £25

Gloucstershire.

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MOULE, Thomas.

Origin: London c.1837.

One of the last decorative series of English county maps.

Condition: Coloured; sign of old vertical crease, very light soiling, otherwise very good.

Size: 265 x 205mm (10½ x 8 inches).

Reference: 3977

Price: £38

Hereford.

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DAWSON, Robert Kearsley.

Origin: London, 1832.

A plan of Hereford, from a composite volume of the 'Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales'. Robert Kearsley Dawson (1798 -1861) the son of surveyor Robert Dawson, was born in Dover, he went on to study at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. In 1818 he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers, and between 1819 and 1829 took part in the triangulation and mapping of Ireland and Scotland under Thomas Colby. In 1831 he was to survey the boundaries of the proposed Parliamentary Boroughs for the Great Reform Act.

Condition: Original coloured lithograph; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, some light spotting and minor foxing, signs of old vertical folds from book, otherwise a good example.

Size: 325 x 280mm (12¾ x 11 inches).

Reference: 12035

Price: £21

Herefordia Comitatus. Hereford-Shire.

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BLAEU, Johannes.

Origin: Amsterdam, 1658, Dutch text edition.

A decorative map of the county, with armorials, cartouche and a figured scene with mile scale.

Condition: Fine original colour; two very small worm holes in the side margins, otherwise a superb example.

Size: 410 x 495mm (16¼ x 19½ inches).

Reference: 10134

Price: £240

Herefordia Comitatus. Hereford-Shire.

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BLAEU, Johannes.

Origin: Amsterdam, 1645-. No text on the verso.

Koeman states: "Though rare, copies of Blaeu atlases without text are known.

Condition: Original colour; very light age-toning to the edges of the margins, small rust spot just below lower printed border (would not show if mounted), light marginal soiling, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 410 x 495mm (16¼ x 19½ inches).

Reference: 10812

Price: £230

Herefordshire described with the true plot of the Citie Hereford...…

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SPEED, John.

Origin: London, Thomas Bassett & Richard Chiswell, 1676.

From Speed's atlas 'The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine', with inset of Hereford.

Condition: Finely coloured; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, otherwise a very good example on thick paper..

Size: 385 x 510mm (15¼ x 20 inches).

Reference: 11064

Price: £350

Herefordshire described with the true plot of the Citie Hereford...…

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SPEED, John.

Origin: London, John Sudbury & George Humble, 1610-12, FIRST EDITION.

From Speed's atlas 'The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine', with inset of Hereford.

Condition: Uncoloured; two small holes, one each in the upper and lower margins, probably a guide for the binder, small rust hole in the upper margin, light toning to centrefold, otherwise a fine dark impression.

Size: 385 x 515mm (15¼ x 20¼ inches).

Reference: 11525

Price: £580

Herefordshire.

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[KITCHIN, Thomas.].

Origin: London, Universal Magazine, c.1760.

Printed for John Hinton.

Condition: Uncoloured; signs of old vertical folds, light toning, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 190 x 205mm (7½ x 8 inches).

Reference: 9690

Price: £36

Herefordshire.

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WALKER, John & Charles.

Origin: London, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Co., 1835-.

A detailed map of the county. Shows the places of the meeting of foxhounds and the areas marked. From Hobson's Fox Hunting Atlas.

Condition: Original colour lithograph; short split in the margin at centrefold, very light age-toning to the margins, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 400 x 325mm (15¾ x 12¾ inches).

Reference: 11666

Price: £25

Herefordshire.

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WALKER, John & Charles.

Origin: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Co., 1835-.

A detailed map of the county. Shows the places of the meeting of foxhounds and the areas marked. From Hobson's Fox Hunting Atlas.

Condition: Original colour lithograph; light toning to the edges of the paper, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 390 x 325mm (15¼ x 12¾ inches).

Reference: 12102

Price: £21

Kidderminster.

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DAWSON, Robert Kearsley.

Origin: London, 1832.

A plan of Kidderminster, Worcestershire, from a composite volume of the 'Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales'. Robert Kearsley Dawson (1798 -1861) the son of surveyor Robert Dawson, was born in Dover, he went on to study at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. In 1818 he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers, and between 1819 and 1829 took part in the triangulation and mapping of Ireland and Scotland under Thomas Colby. In 1831 he was to survey the boundaries of the proposed Parliamentary Boroughs for the Great Reform Act.

Condition: Original coloured lithograph; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, some light spotting and minor foxing, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 280 x 210mm (11 x 8¼ inches).

Reference: 12026

Price: £21

Leominster.

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DAWSON, Robert Kearsley.

Origin: London, 1832.

A plan of Leominster, from a composite volume of the 'Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales'. Robert Kearsley Dawson (1798 -1861) the son of surveyor Robert Dawson, was born in Dover, he went on to study at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. In 1818 he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers, and between 1819 and 1829 took part in the triangulation and mapping of Ireland and Scotland under Thomas Colby. In 1831 he was to survey the boundaries of the proposed Parliamentary Boroughs for the Great Reform Act.

Condition: Original coloured lithograph; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, minor spotting, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 300 x 180mm (11¾ x 7 inches).

Reference: 12085

Price: £23

Map of the County of Gloucester, from an Actual Survey.

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GREENWOOD, Christopher & John.

Origin: London, Greenwood & Co., 1834.

One of the last large series of county maps, produced in competition with the Ordnance Survey, and consequently very detailed. Inset view of Gloucester Cathedral.

Condition: Fine original colour; very light print offset, minor age-toning and light soiling to the edges of the paper, otherwise a fine example without centrefold.

Size: 600 x 680mm (23½ x 26¾ inches).

Reference: 11494

Price: £190

Map of the County of Worcester, from an Actual Survey.

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GREENWOOD, C. & J.

Origin: London, Greenwood & Co., 1834.

One of the last large series of county maps, produced in competition with the Ordnance Survey, and consequently very detailed. Fine inset view of Worcester Cathedral.

Condition: Fine original colour; light print offset, minor age-toning and soiling to the edges of the paper, signs of old creasing, otherwise a fine example without centrefold.

Size: 585 x 715mm (23 x 28¼ inches).

Reference: 11633

Price: £120

Tewkesbury.

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DAWSON, Robert Kearsley.

Origin: London, 1832.

A plan of Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire, from a composite volume of the 'Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales'. Robert Kearsley Dawson (1798 -1861) the son of surveyor Robert Dawson, was born in Dover, he went on to study at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. In 1818 he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers, and between 1819 and 1829 took part in the triangulation and mapping of Ireland and Scotland under Thomas Colby. In 1831 he was to survey the boundaries of the proposed Parliamentary Boroughs for the Great Reform Act.

Condition: Original coloured lithograph; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, minor spotting and surface soiling, otherwise a good example.

Size: 310 x 170mm (12¼ x 6¾ inches).

Reference: 12366

Price: £21

The Continuation of the Road from London to St. Davids.

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[KITCHIN, Thomas.].

Origin: [London, London Magazine, c.1760.]

A strip road map after John Ogilby, showing the road from Monmouth, through Newport, Cardiff, Aberavon and on to Burton.

Condition: Uncoloured; light age-toning and marginal spotting, trimmed to right printed border by the binder, otherwise very good.

Size: 105 x 190mm (4¼ x 7½ inches).

Reference: 9298

Price: £15

The Continuation of the Road from London to St.Davids. Commencing at Abingdon in Berkshire & extending to Monmouth being 71 miles 6 furlongs.

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[KITCHIN, Thomas.].

Origin: [London, London Magazine, c.1760.]

A strip road map after John Ogilby, showing the road from Abingdon, through Faringdon, Lechlade, Gloucester and on to Monmouth.

Condition: Uncoloured; light age-toning and marginal spotting, otherwise very good.

Size: 105 x 190mm (4¼ x 7½ inches).

Reference: 9272

Price: £24

Wigorniensis comitatus Sabrinæ Fluminis Amænitate...

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SAXTON, Christopher - HOLE, William.

Origin: London, 1607-37.

An early map of Worcestershire attributed to Christopher Saxton and engraved by William Hole. From the third edition of Camden's Britannia to contain maps.

Condition: Uncoloured; dark impression, light age-toning, one or two minor spots and minor marginal defects, otherwise good condition.

Size: 285 x 320mm (11¼ x 12½ inches).

Reference: 10081

Price: £150

Worcester Shire Drawn from a late Survey.

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SEALE, Richard.

Origin: London, c.1748.

A decorative map of the county, printed for John Hinton for publication in 'The Universal Magazine'.

Condition: Uncoloured; signs of old folds, light age-toning, the lower margin has worn off to the platemark, with no loss and enough blank paper to facilitate framing, otherwise a good example.

Size: 220 x 180mm (8¾ x 7 inches).

Reference: 9610

Price: £48

Worcester.

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DAWSON, Robert Kearsley.

Origin: London, 1832.

A plan of Worcester, from a composite volume of the 'Plans of the Cities and Boroughs of England and Wales'. Robert Kearsley Dawson (1798 -1861) the son of surveyor Robert Dawson, was born in Dover, he went on to study at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. In 1818 he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers, and between 1819 and 1829 took part in the triangulation and mapping of Ireland and Scotland under Thomas Colby. In 1831 he was to survey the boundaries of the proposed Parliamentary Boroughs for the Great Reform Act.

Condition: Original coloured lithograph; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, light spotting, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 295 x 200mm (11½ x 7¾ inches).

Reference: 12137

Price: £38

Worcestershire Described.

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SPEED, John.

Origin: London, Sudbury & Humble, 1612, FIRST EDITION.

From Speed's atlas 'The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine'. Inset plan of Worcester and a finely engraved scene ot the battle of Evesham make up the decoration.

Condition: Uncoloured; very light centrefold toning, two small pin holes to centrefold just outside printed area (possibly a guide to the binder), otherwise a fine dark impression.

Size: 385 x 515mm (15¼ x 20¼ inches).

Reference: 10709

Price: £750

Worcestershire described.

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SPEED, John.

Origin: London, John Sudbury & George Humble, 1610-16, Latin text edition.

Inset plan of Worcester and a finely engraved scene ot the battle of Evesham make up the decoration. From Speed's atlas 'The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine', the Latin edition is arguably the rarest of all editions, being produced for the overseas market. Thomas Chubb states in his book, "The Latin edition of Speed's atlas of great Britain and Ireland is extremely rare, it was not until 1918 that the British Museum obtained a copy." It is even more difficult to find examples in original colour.

Condition: Fine original colour; some oxidisation of the original colour, particularly the green, this has caused some discolouration and minor cracking in some areas, this has been expertly repaired. Some small holes visible when held up to the light, short centrefold split (repaired), other minor discolouration and soiling, otherwise a good example.

Size: 390 x 515mm (15¼ x 20¼ inches).

Reference: 10529

Price: £980

Worcestershire.

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GIBSON, John.

Origin: London, Thomas Carnan, 1780.

A miniature map of the county from John Gibson's 'New and accurate maps of the counties of England and Wales'.

Condition: Uncoloured; light soiling and age-toning to margins, otherwise very good.

Size: 115 x 65mm (4½ x 2½ inches).

Reference: 9808

Price: £42

Worcestershire.

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WALKER, John & Charles.

Origin: London, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Co., 1835-.

A detailed map of the county. Shows the places of the meeting of foxhounds and the areas marked. From Hobson's Fox Hunting Atlas.

Condition: Original colour lithograph; very light age-toning to the edges of the paper, short centrefold split in the margin, otherwise fine example.

Size: 335 x 400mm (13¼ x 15¾ inches).

Reference: 11681

Price: £42

Worcestershire.

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WALKER, John & Charles.

Origin: London, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Co., 1835-.

A detailed map of the county. Shows the places of the meeting of foxhounds and the areas marked. From Hobson's Fox Hunting Atlas.

Condition: Original colour lithograph; short centreolfd split, otherwise very good.

Size: 335 x 400mm (13¼ x 15¾ inches).

Reference: 11961

Price: £30