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CUMBERLAND, CUMBRIA, Seller/Grose, Original Antique County Map c1780

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CUMBERLAND

by John Seller

Published London circa 1780 in Francis Grose's "The Antiquities of England and Wales".

An original 18th century copper engraved antique map of Cumberland, present day Cumbria.

Enhanced with attractive hand colouring.

Interesting topographical and historical text appears beneath the map and is continued verso.

Fine condition, free of repairs or restoration.

Approx. 5.5" x 5" (140mm x 120mm) map area only, with margins beyond.

John Seller (c1630 - 1697) was a London mapmaker and dealer in scientific instruments. His crowning achievement in the map world was the "Anglia Contracta" first published in 1696 with its maps of England & Wales reduced and simplified from the famous John Speed maps and published as a small atlas. The maps were used again in "Camden's Brittania Abridged", published in 1701. Francis Grose used them yet again in his "Antiquities of England & Wales" published in various editions from 1773 to 1787.

A GENUINE ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAP GUARANTEED OVER 200 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS

T76419


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