'A MAP of LINCOLN SHIRE-' by J. Owen & E. Bowen c.1720-c.1764

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'A MAP of LINCOLN SHIRE-' by J. Owen & E. Bowen c.1720-c.1764
SKU: owbo/linc/002

A charming 18th Century map of Lincolnshire which appeared in a pocket road atlas entitled Britannia Depicta or Ogilby Improv'd (London: T. Bowles, 1720-c.1764).

Britannia Depicta (1720-c.1764) was one of the most popular atlases of the 18th century being published in many editions for close to fifty years.The maps themselves were engraved by Emanuel Bowen (1694?-1767) who was one of the most renowned and prolific map makers of the period. As with many of his maps, he has included copious amounts of text -- written by John Owen -- describing the county.

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 11.6cms by 17.9cms.
  • The map is in very good condition with decent margins Click on image for better view.
  • The item comes displayed in a ready to frame museum quality mount.
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  • Guaranteed to be at least 240 years old.

On the verso of the map the road from Brecknock to Llanbedor (uncoloured) is displayed