‘EPISCOPALUS DUNELMENSIS Vulgo The Bishoprick of DURHAM By Rob.t Morden’ c.1695


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An attractive and detailed 17th century Robert Morden map of the County of Durham 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 particular example if from the first edition of 1695 as ‘Barnards Castle’ and ‘Darlington’, as described on the map, were changed to ‘Bernard Castle’ and ‘Derlington’.

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 41.9cms by 36.2cms.
  • 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 at least 300 years old.
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