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GREENWOOD, C&J. Engraved by WALKER, J&C.

MAP OF THE County OF NORTHAMPTON, from an Actual Survey made in the years 1825 & 1826

Published: Atlas of the Counties of England from Actual Surveys Made from the Years 1817-1832. Greenwood and Co., London. 1834.

Stock code: 56544

Price: £395

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Large decorative map of Northamptonshire with vignette of Peterborough Cathedral lower right. During the eighteenth century each county map was a separate project sponsored by the local gentry. By 1800 nearly all English counties had been surveyed. In the early nineteenth century two enterprises attempted to survey all the English counties: the brothers Christopher and John Greenwood, and Andrew Bryant. This map comes from the Greenwoods atlas, which was published in parts, but was never completed.

Steel engraving. Original colour with later additions. Good condition, 3 inch tear on right side, red ink on title has bled. Size: 73 x 62 cm. (28 x 24 inches)

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