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Early map of the roads from York to Lancaster

Stock No. 15090 Category: Tags: , , , Cartographer: OGILBY, John.

The Road from York to Lancaster.
London, c.1675. Coloured. 330 x 445mm.

£270

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The complete route, via Knaresborough, Skipton, Settle & Hornby. Plate 21 from Ogilby's 'Britannia', the first road atlas of England & Wales, first published in 1675. It was only after his work that roads started being shown on county maps. The route is shown on scroll-like strips, with a decorative title cartouche featuring local dress and allegorical figures.

Additional information

Dimensions 445 × 330 mm
Cartographer

Date

1675

Extra Info

The Road from York to Lancaster.

Publication

London, c.1675. Coloured. 330 x 445mm.

Condition

A good example.

References

Second state, with plate number bottom right.