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Original Antique Map

THE ROAD FROM LONDON TO WEYMOUTH
 

An interesting , scarce and detailed , early 18th century antique road strip map, showing part of the route from London to Weymouth . Starting in Basingstoke and continuing via Stockbridge, Cranborne, Blandford, Dorchester and on to Weymouth.

Published in Thomas Gardner's

"A Pocket-Guide to the English Traveller: Being a Complete Survey and measurement of all the Principle Roads and Most Considerable Cross-Roads in England and Wales"

London: J. Tonson & J. Watts, 1719.

Plate 53

This atlas was never re-published and is therefore quite scarce.



The map depicts a route in the form of 7 vertical strips with a compass rose showing orientation; additionally, miles, furlongs, towns, villages churches, windmills, rivers and hills are depicted.

Based on the earlier survey of the roads by John Ogilby and bearing a dedication to John Harrison Esq.



With light overall age toning otherwise unmarked, a crisp ,dark impression which would frame well


Measuring approx 11" x 7" ( 280mm x 180mm )



GENUINE ANTIQUE MAP GUARANTEED OVER 290 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS

M 1 3 21 H

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Specifications

Brand
Lindisfarne prints
Condition
Used

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Antique Map HAMPSHIRE BASINGSTOKE To WEYMOUTH Gardner Original Strip Road Map 1719

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