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Antique Map LONDON BROMLEY SEVENOAKS TUNBRIDGE KENT Owen/Bowen Strip Road Map c1720

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A fascinating, pocket sized, antique strip road map illustrating the routes from

LONDON To TUNBRIDGE In KENT Via BROMLEY & SEVENOAKS

Engraved by Emanuel Bowen

Text by John Owen

Published by T. Bowles London circa 1720 for,

Owen & Bowen's "Britannia Depicta or Ogilby Improv'd."

Plate 74

A copper engraved map of three vertical columns containing the routes with text engraved at the side and beneath the columns. This text includes a wealth of fascinating, historical , topographical and informative notes.

There are also topographical features, compass rose showing orientation of the route in each column and the Coat of Arms of Royal Tunbridge Wells. all enhanced with later hand colouring

Verso is an uncoloured strip map of the route from Liphook to Portsmouth in Hampshire.

Fine condition free of repairs or restoration, a crisp, dark impression.

Approx. 8" x 5.5" (200mm x 140mm) overall.

A GENUINE ANTIQUE MAP GUARANTEED OVER 250 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS

T 4 4 21 HD

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This atlas was especially designed for the early 18th century traveller, small enough to fit into a coat pocket or saddle-bag. The maps were based on the earlier survey by John Ogilby.

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