Original Antique Engraved Hand Coloured Map of Hertfordshire “A Map of Herfordshire North From London.”

By: BADESLADE, THOMAS:

Price: £40.00

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In gold-brushed wood frame with red mount behind glass. Framed size approx 11 x 11 inches. Engraved surface approx 6 x 6 inches. In very good condition. A very bright and clean map. Crisp printing with beautifully finished hand colouring. Engraved map with later hand colouring. Detailed information about county towns on the left side. Thomas Badeslade (fl 1719-1745). Pricipally a surveyor and engineer, Thomas and his son Henry were involved in waterway improvement schemes. He was an accomplished draughtsman and drew maps for ‘The Chorographica Brittanniae’ with the detailed information about the county on the left hand side. Engraved and published in 1742 by W.H.Toms, the atlas went to two further editions in 1743 and 1745.

Title: Original Antique Engraved Hand Coloured Map of Hertfordshire “A Map of Herfordshire North From London.”

Author Name: BADESLADE, THOMAS:

Categories: MAPS,

Publisher: W.H. Toms, 1742.:

Seller ID: 80841

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