'MANCHESTER & SALFORD' by Thornton & J. Roper c.1807

'MANCHESTER & SALFORD' by Thornton & J. Roper c.1807
SKU: corotp/manc/004

An attractive and detailed early 19th century plan of Manchester and Salford -- with an inset view of the College Cloisters -- which was engraved by John Roper, from a survey by Thornton, and published in The British Atlas* (London:  Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, 1807-1810).

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with fine later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 24.8cms by 20.7cms.
  • The map is in very good condition with decent margins. There is a light scuff between 'Legh Street' and 'Elizabeth Street'. 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 200 years old.

*The British Atlas, comprising of county maps and town plans, was published as a compendium to Britton and Brayley's renowned Beauties of England & Wales.