'OXFORD SHIRE by Robt. Morden' c.1772

'OXFORD SHIRE by Robt. Morden' c.1772
SKU: mordoxfo/002

An attractive map of Oxfordshire. originally produced by Robert Morden in c.1695, which was published in Camden's Britannia (London: 1695-1772). 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 36.1cms by 42.2cms.
  • The map is in very good condition with decent margins. Click on image for a better view.
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  • Guaranteed to be at least 240 years old.