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  BRITISH ISLES 
 Road Maps 

OGILBY, John. [Early map of the roads from Bridgwater to Barnstable, continued to Hatherleigh]
The Continuation of ye Road from London to Barstaple ... London, c.1675. Coloured. 330 x 445mm.
This map shows the route between Bridgwater and Barnstaple passing through Dulverton and South Molton. With a continuation strip from Barnstaple to Hatherleigh. Plate 33 from Ogilby's 'Britannia', the first national road-atlas of any country in Western Europe. It was composed of maps of seventy-three major roads and cross-roads, presented as trompe-l'œil scrolls, each with a decorative title cartouche. It was the first English atlas on a uniform scale, at one inch to a mile, and the 'mile' Ogilby used became the national standard, the statute mile of 1,760 yards. Ogilby claimed that 26,600 miles of roads were surveyed in the course of preparing the atlas, on foot using the surveyor's wheel depicted in the cartouche, but only about 7,500 were actually depicted in print. It was only after the 'Britannia' that roads started being shown on county maps. Second state, with plate number bottom right.
[Ref: 15342]    £220.00 ($291 • €257 rates)


OGILBY, John. [Early map of the roads from Chipping Campden to Montgomery]
The Road from London to Montgomery North Wales... London, c.1675. Coloured. 330 x 445mm.
Route from the Four Shire Stone, near Chipping Campden in Gloucestershire, to Montgomery. Passing Evesham, Worcester and Ludlow on the way. Plate 44 from Ogilby's 'Britannia', the first national road-atlas of any country in Western Europe. It was composed of maps of seventy-three major roads and cross-roads, presented as trompe-l'œil scrolls, each with a decorative title cartouche. It was the first English atlas on a uniform scale, at one inch to a mile, and the 'mile' Ogilby used became the national standard, the statute mile of 1,760 yards. Ogilby claimed that 26,600 miles of roads were surveyed in the course of preparing the atlas, on foot using the surveyor's wheel depicted in the cartouche, but only about 7,500 were actually depicted in print. It was only after the 'Britannia' that roads started being shown on county maps. Second state, with plate number bottom right.
[Ref: 15344]    £220.00 ($291 • €257 rates)


OGILBY, John. [Early map of the roads from Stilton to Tuxford]
The Continuation of the Road from London to Barwick. London, c.1675. Coloured. 330 x 445mm.
The route from Stilton to Tuxford via Stamford, Grantham and Newark. Plate 6 from Ogilby's 'Britannia', the first national road-atlas of any country in Western Europe. It was composed of maps of seventy-three major roads and cross-roads, presented as trompe-l'œil scrolls, each with a decorative title cartouche. It was the first English atlas on a uniform scale, at one inch to a mile, and the 'mile' Ogilby used became the national standard, the statute mile of 1,760 yards. Ogilby claimed that 26,600 miles of roads were surveyed in the course of preparing the atlas, on foot using the surveyor's wheel depicted in the cartouche, but only about 7,500 were actually depicted in print. It was only after the 'Britannia' that roads started being shown on county maps. Second state, with plate number bottom right.
[Ref: 15349]    £240.00 ($317 • €281 rates)


OGILBY, John. [Early map of the roads from Briton Ferry to St Davids]
The Continuation of the Road from London to St Davids ... London, c.1675. Coloured. 330 x 445mm.
The route from Burton (Briton) Ferry to St. Davids via Swansea, Kidwelly (Cydwelli) and Haverfordwest. Plate 17 from Ogilby's 'Britannia', the first national road-atlas of any country in Western Europe. It was composed of maps of seventy-three major roads and cross-roads, presented as trompe-l'œil scrolls, each with a decorative title cartouche. It was the first English atlas on a uniform scale, at one inch to a mile, and the 'mile' Ogilby used became the national standard, the statute mile of 1,760 yards. Ogilby claimed that 26,600 miles of roads were surveyed in the course of preparing the atlas, on foot using the surveyor's wheel depicted in the cartouche, but only about 7,500 were actually depicted in print. It was only after the 'Britannia' that roads started being shown on county maps. Second state, with plate number bottom right.
[Ref: 15352]    £280.00 ($370 • €327 rates)


OGILBY, John. [Early map of the roads from Basingstoke to Weymouth]
The Road from London to Weymouth... London, c.1675. Coloured. 330 x 445mm.
The route from Basingstoke in Hampshire to Weymouth in Dorset, passing Stockbridge, Blandford and Dorchester. Plate 53 from Ogilby's 'Britannia', the first national road-atlas of any country in Western Europe. It was composed of maps of seventy-three major roads and cross-roads, presented as trompe-l'œil scrolls, each with a decorative title cartouche. It was the first English atlas on a uniform scale, at one inch to a mile, and the 'mile' Ogilby used became the national standard, the statute mile of 1,760 yards. Ogilby claimed that 26,600 miles of roads were surveyed in the course of preparing the atlas, on foot using the surveyor's wheel depicted in the cartouche, but only about 7,500 were actually depicted in print. It was only after the 'Britannia' that roads started being shown on county maps. Second state, with plate number bottom right.
[Ref: 15360]    £280.00 ($370 • €327 rates)


OGILBY, John. [Early map of the roads from Ludlow to Chester]
The continuation of the Road from Bristol to Chester... London, c.1675. Coloured. 330 x 445mm.
The route from Ludlow to Chester, through Shrewsbury and Whitchurch. Plate 57 from Ogilby's 'Britannia', the first national road-atlas of any country in Western Europe. It was composed of maps of seventy-three major roads and cross-roads, presented as trompe-l'œil scrolls, each with a decorative title cartouche. It was the first English atlas on a uniform scale, at one inch to a mile, and the 'mile' Ogilby used became the national standard, the statute mile of 1,760 yards. Ogilby claimed that 26,600 miles of roads were surveyed in the course of preparing the atlas, on foot using the surveyor's wheel depicted in the cartouche, but only about 7,500 were actually depicted in print. It was only after the 'Britannia' that roads started being shown on county maps. Second state, with plate number bottom right.
[Ref: 15363]    £260.00 ($343 • €304 rates)


OGILBY, John. [Early map of the roads from Exeter to Barnstable]
The Road from Exeter to Barnstable & Thence to Ilfarcomb ... London, c.1675. Coloured. 330 x 445mm.
The route through Devon between Exeter and Torrington Plate 68 from Ogilby's 'Britannia', the first national road-atlas of any country in Western Europe. It was composed of maps of seventy-three major roads and cross-roads, presented as trompe-l'œil scrolls, each with a decorative title cartouche. It was the first English atlas on a uniform scale, at one inch to a mile, and the 'mile' Ogilby used became the national standard, the statute mile of 1,760 yards. Ogilby claimed that 26,600 miles of roads were surveyed in the course of preparing the atlas, on foot using the surveyor's wheel depicted in the cartouche, but only about 7,500 were actually depicted in print. It was only after the 'Britannia' that roads started being shown on county maps. Second state, with plate number bottom right.
[Ref: 15365]    £220.00 ($291 • €257 rates)


OGILBY, John. [Early map of the roads from Tal-y-bont to Holywell]
The Continuation of the Road from St Davids to Holywell ... London, c.1675. Coloured. 330 x 445mm.
Continuing the route between St Davids and Holywell, ourneying from Tal-y-bont through Machynelleth, Bala, Betwys-y-Coed and Ruthin. Plate 67 from Ogilby's 'Britannia', the first national road-atlas of any country in Western Europe. It was composed of maps of seventy-three major roads and cross-roads, presented as trompe-l'œil scrolls, each with a decorative title cartouche. It was the first English atlas on a uniform scale, at one inch to a mile, and the 'mile' Ogilby used became the national standard, the statute mile of 1,760 yards. Ogilby claimed that 26,600 miles of roads were surveyed in the course of preparing the atlas, on foot using the surveyor's wheel depicted in the cartouche, but only about 7,500 were actually depicted in print. It was only after the 'Britannia' that roads started being shown on county maps. Second state, with plate number bottom right.
[Ref: 15366]    £280.00 ($370 • €327 rates)


OGILBY, John. [Early map of the roads from Bristol to Banbury]
The Road from Bristol to Banbury... London, c.1675. Coloured. 330 x 445mm.
The route between Bristol and Banbury passing through Terbury, Cirencester and Burford, Plate 55 from Ogilby's 'Britannia', the first national road-atlas of any country in Western Europe. It was composed of maps of seventy-three major roads and cross-roads, presented as trompe-l'œil scrolls, each with a decorative title cartouche. It was the first English atlas on a uniform scale, at one inch to a mile, and the 'mile' Ogilby used became the national standard, the statute mile of 1,760 yards. Ogilby claimed that 26,600 miles of roads were surveyed in the course of preparing the atlas, on foot using the surveyor's wheel depicted in the cartouche, but only about 7,500 were actually depicted in print. It was only after the 'Britannia' that roads started being shown on county maps. Second state, with plate number bottom right.
[Ref: 15369]    £240.00 ($317 • €281 rates)


OGILBY, John. [Early map of the roads from Presteigne to Carmarthen]
The Road from Presteigne to Carmarthen... London, c.1675. Coloured. 330 x 445mm.
The road between between Presteigne (previousley in Radnorshire), and Carmarthen, via Builth Wells and Rhyador. Plate 84 from Ogilby's 'Britannia', the first national road-atlas of any country in Western Europe. It was composed of maps of seventy-three major roads and cross-roads, presented as trompe-l'œil scrolls, each with a decorative title cartouche. It was the first English atlas on a uniform scale, at one inch to a mile, and the 'mile' Ogilby used became the national standard, the statute mile of 1,760 yards. Ogilby claimed that 26,600 miles of roads were surveyed in the course of preparing the atlas, on foot using the surveyor's wheel depicted in the cartouche, but only about 7,500 were actually depicted in print. It was only after the 'Britannia' that roads started being shown on county maps. Second state, with plate number bottom right.
[Ref: 15372]    £280.00 ($370 • €327 rates)


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