‘An Improved MAP of LEICESTER-SHIRE’ by John Cowley c.1743/45


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Full Title: ‘An Improved MAP of LEICESTER-SHIRE, containing the Borough & Market Towns, with those adjoyning; also, its Principal Roads and Rivers. by J. Cowley Geographer to his MAJESTY’

A rare and attractive 18th Century map of Leicestershire which first appeared in John Cowley’s The Geography of England (London: R. Dodsley, 1741-1744), and then, A New Sett of Pocket Mapps of all the Counties (London: R. Dodsley & M. Cooper, 1745).

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 18.1cms by 13.1cms.
  • The map is in very good condition with adequate margins; vertical fold, as issued. 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 275 years old.
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