‘NORTH WALES’ by Robert Morden c.1722

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An interesting and attractive map of North Wales, first published by Robert Morden in 1695, which appeared in Camden’s Britannia (London: Swale, Awnshaw & Churchill, 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 map comes from the 1722 edition as it has the distinct ‘horse in a three inch circle’ watermark. This is one of the very few cases when a watermark can be used to accurately date a map.

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 42.8cms by 36cms.
  • 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 290 years old.
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