British Isles

An Accurate Map of the County of Yorkshire

Divided into its Ridings and Subdivided into Wapontakes. Drawn from Surveys with various improvements shewing also by Concentrick Circles, the distances of all places in the county from the City of York, by Eman[uel] Bowen, Geographer to His Majesty.

Copper engraving with original hand colour, dissected and laid on linen, in original slipcase.

London. Printed for Laurie & Whittle. 53 Fleet Street, R. Wilkinson, 58 Cornhill & Bowles & Carver, 69 St Paul's Church. This impression published circa 1795.

This plate was originally published by John Bowles, Robert Sayer & John Tinney, circa 1760 for The Large English Atlas.

Folding map is in excellent condition throughout.

Paper-covered slipcase in good condition for age; 1 3/4” long tear down right hand side, with some loss. Title label worn to illegibility, fascinating printed price list on verso detailing Bowles and Carver’s latest publications.

 

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