Plate VI: The Road from London to Aberavon (via Gloucester & Cardiff) by J. Hinton (ex ‘Universal Magazine’) c.1766


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Actual Title: The ROAD from LONDON to the 196 Mile Stone in the way to ST. DAVID S;

An interesting 18th century road strip map showing the route from London to Aberavon — via Hounslow, Colnbrook, Maidenhead, Henley-on-Thames, Abingdon, Farringdon, Lechlade, Gloucester, Monmouth, Newport, Cardiff and Cowbridge —  which was based on the original survey by John Ogilby and published in John Hinton’s Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure (London: J. Hinton, Aug 1762).

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 36.6cms by 29.6cms.
  • The map is in good condition with decent margins; horizontal folds and vertical, as issued. There is some slight age toning and creasing. 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 250 years old.
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