'LEICESTER SHIRE' by Samuel Simpson c.1746

'LEICESTER SHIRE' by Samuel Simpson c.1746
SKU: simp/leic/002

An attractive and rare 18th Century map of Leicestershire which appeared in Samuel Simpson's The Agreeable Historian (London: 1746, printed by Robert Walker).

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 19.5cms by 15.6cms.
  • The map is in very good condition; the top margin is close, as issued, but can be mounted without loss. There are also a couple of minor vertical folds. 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 260 years old.