'RUTLAND SHIRE, Drawn from the best Authorities' by Thomas Kitchin c.1786 (ex Boswell atlas)

'RUTLAND SHIRE, Drawn from the best Authorities' by Thomas Kitchin c.1786 (ex Boswell atlas)
SKU: kibo/rutl/001

An attractive and neatly engraved 18th century map of Rutland, by Thomas Kitchin, which appeared in Henry Boswell's Antiquities of England & Wales* (London: Alexander Hogg, 1786 - 1798). Thomas Kitchin (1718-1784) was one of the most eminent and prolific cartographers of the 18th Century producing many fine maps and atlases.

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 21.6cms by 16.7cms.
  • The map is in very good condition with decent margins. 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 200 years old.

*The maps from this series originally appeared in the London Magazine between 1747 and 1760.