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CHESTER NORTHOP DENBIGH BEAUMARIS HOLYHEAD Antique Strip Road Map Gardner 1719

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THE CONTINUATION OF THE ROAD FROM LONDON TO HOLYHEAD
 

An interesting , scarce and detailed , early 18th century antique road strip map, showing the continuation of the route from London to Holyhead via Chester, Northop, Denbigh, Conway, Beaumaris to Holyhead.

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 24

This atlas was never re-published and 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, churches, windmills, rivers and hills are depicted.

Based on the earlier survey of the roads by John Ogilby and bearing a dedication to Owen Maywrick within the central cartouche.

For greater detail  please view further close up images.

With original centrefold and 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

M51117

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