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Old County Map of Northamptonshire 1836 by Thomas Moule Featured Maps from the British Isles Print

Old County Map of Northamptonshire 1836 by Thomas Moule

This is a fine decorative reproduction County Map of Northamptonshire from the First Edition series of Thomas Moule Maps, originally Published in 1836. The well-known series of County Maps which are known as Moules feature beautiful vignette views and were first published in separate sections for each county in 1830-32, they were then published in collected form in a two-volume work: The English Counties Delineated: or a Topographical Description of England: Illustrated by a Complete Series of County Maps by Thomas Moule: London: Published by George Virtue 1836

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Old County Map of Gloucestershire 1648 by Johan Blaeu from the Atlas Novus Featured Maps from the British Isles Print

Old County Map of Gloucestershire 1648 by Johan Blaeu from the Atlas Novus

This detailed and most attractive reproduction map of Gloucestershire has been carefully art worked from a scan of an antique original. The famous firm of Dutch cartographers and publishers was established in the late 16th century by Willem Janszoon Blaeu in Amsterdam. Blaeu was a maker of globes and scientific instruments and purchased some of his early map plates from Jodocus Hondius. From this small beginning was to emerge one of the largest and most prolific map publishing houses of the seventeenth century

Old County Map of Buckinghamshire 1611 by John Speed Featured Maps from the British Isles Print

Old County Map of Buckinghamshire 1611 by John Speed

A fine reproduction of John Speed's historical map of Buckinghamshire originally published for the "Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain", an atlas to accompany "a history of Great Britain".
At the top corner are town plans of Buckingham and, curiously, Reading. Speed has added a note, explaining that as there was not room for the Reading plan on his map of Berkshire, as it is "one of the most ancient and chiefest" towns in the county, he has added it to the Bucks one. On the bottom corners of the map are engraved arches, containing the coats of arms of the "honourable families" of the area and the Royal Arms. The boundaries of the hundreds, large estates, towns, some villages, hills and rivers and shown. The River Thames forms the southern boundary of the county

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