Taylor | England [Wales] exactly described, 1717-1718
Taylor | England [Wales] exactly described, 1717-1718
Taylor | England [Wales] exactly described, 1717-1718
Taylor | England [Wales] exactly described, 1717-1718
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BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108

Taylor | England [Wales] exactly described, 1717-1718

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108

Taylor | England [Wales] exactly described, 1717-1718

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Sold:3,125GBP

Lot Details

Description

BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108


TAYLOR, THOMAS

Two county atlases in one volume, comprising:


England exactly described or a guide to travellers in a compleat sett of maps of all the counties of England. London: “Printed Coloured and Sold by Tho: Taylor”, [1716], double-page engraved sheets throughout, title, 4 mileage tables, 42 maps of England, Scotland and Ireland and English counties, some signed by Wenceslaus Hollar

The principality of Wales exactly described. London: Tho: Taylor, [1718], double-page engraved sheets throughout, sectional title, 10 hand-coloured maps of Welsh counties

2 works in one volume, 4to (239 x 170mm.), contemporary speckled calf, covers with gilt fillet border, spine gilt, spine rubbed


An attractive county atlas. The Welsh part would appear to be rare.


LITERATURE:

Chubb CXXXVIa and CXXXVId; ESTC T166162 (England only, the Welsh atlas not recorded); Hodson 140 and 148


PROVENANCE:

George Baillie (1664–1738), engraved armorial bookplate; thence by descent to the Earls of Haddington

Condition Report

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