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

Map of the County Palatine of Chester, from an Actual Survey made in the year 1819.

Published: Atlas of the Counties of England from Actual Surveys Made from the Years 1817-1832. Greenwood and Co., London. Feb 24th, 1830

Stock code: 57645

Price: £375

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Large and attractive map of Cheshire with a decorative vignette view of the South West View of Chester 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. Fine condition.

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