'CUMBERLAND' by Samuel Simpson c.1746

'CUMBERLAND' by Samuel Simpson c.1746
SKU: simp/cumb/001

A detailed and attractive 18th Century map of Cumberland -- with an inset of the Isle of Man -- which appeared in Samuel Simpson's The Agreeable Historian, Or Compleat English Traveller (London: Robert Walker, 1746). The maps from this series were published in only one edition and are rare to find.

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 15.3cms by 19.6cms.
  • The map is in very good condition with adequate margins; horizontal folds, as issued. Click on image for a better view.
  • The item comes displayed in a ready to frame museum quality mount.
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  • Guaranteed to be over 270 years old.