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  BRITISH ISLES 
 English Counties 

GREENWOOD, Christopher. [Large-scale map of Yorkshire in fine colour]
Map of the County of York, Made on the Basis of Triangles in the County, determined by Lieut. Coll. W.m Mudge, Royal Art.y F.R.S. and Capt.n Thos. Colby, Royal Eng.rs, in the Trigonometrical Survey of England, by order of the Honourable Board of Ordnance, and Surveyed in the Years 1815, 1816, & 1817, By C. Greenwood, Wakefield. Leeds: Robinson, Son & Holdsworth; & Wakefield: John Hurst & C. Greenwood, 1817. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen in four sections, total if joined 1840 x 2230mm. With metal box.
Superbly detailed map of Yorkshire, marking hundreds, parishes, towns, villages, turnpike roads, toll-bars, cross-roads, churches, castles, chapels, heaths, commons, canals, railways, distances between towns. Bottom right is a finely-scripted dedication. Christopher Greenwood, later joined by his brother John, mapped all but five of the English counties in unprecedented detail, publishing their maps between 1817 and 1834.
[Ref: 11803]    £2,200.00 ($2,796 • €2,471 rates)


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