'THE NORTH RIDING OF YORKSHIRE' by Robert Morden c.1722

'THE NORTH RIDING OF YORKSHIRE' by Robert Morden c.1722
SKU: mord/yonr/006

An interesting and attractive map of the North Riding of Yorkshire which was produced by Robert Morden in c.1695 and published in Camden's Britannia (London: Swale, Awnshaw & Churchill, 1722). Bishop Gibson described the maps from this series as "much the fairest and most correct of any that have yet appeared". The maps are also notable for using up to three different mileage scales, none of which are based on the statute mile!

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 41.7cms by 36.1cms.
  • The map is in very good condition with decent margins; centrefold, as issued. Click on image for a better view.
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  • Guaranteed to be over 280 years old.