Friday, 25 July 2014

Original Antique Road Maps

Thomas Gardner - London to Weymouth road map 1719

London to Weymouth road map, sheet 53 Cramborn to Weymouth, Thomas Gardner 1719.
'A Pocket-Guide to the English Traveller: Being a Compleat Survey & Admeasurement of all the Principal Roads and most Considerable Cross-Roads in England & Wales. In One hundred Copper-Plates. london. printed for J. Tonson at Shakespear's Head over-against Katherine Street in the Strand & J. Watts at the Printing-Office in Wild-Court near Lincoln's Inn Fields. MDCCXIX.'

A selection of 18th century road maps can be viewed here

Dorset, Cornwall,  Kent and South Wales

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