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STREET PLAN & RACECOURSE CHESTER Stockdale Original Engraved Antique Map 1795

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A PLAN OF CHESTER

An interesting, very detailed, early, original 18th century street plan of the City of Chester

Engraved for and published John Stockdale, London 1795 for John Aikin's

"A Description of the Country from Thirty to Forty Miles Round Manchester"

The map covers from the Brewers Hall, River Dee and the Racecourse ( Roodee) to the west of the City to Flokersbrook Bridge, Horn Lane and the end of Foregate Street to the east . Main streets and buildings of interest, such as the Infirmary, the Castle & the Cathedral are also clearly named. Lower right is a reference key which further identifies many more buildings and streets.

Copper engraved , a crisp, dark impression in fine condition , blank verso.Trimmed to the lower border with tiny perforations along the extreme edge.

Measuring approx. 11" x 8.5" ( 280mm x 220mm) overall

NMA 9 18

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


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