Baynton-Williams Gallery: Fine Antiquarian Maps and Prints

Rocque England and Wales

Rocque England and Wales
 
John Rocque.
England and Wales Drawn from the most accurate Surveys, containing all the Cities, Boroughs, Market Towns & Villages, In which are included all the Improvements and Observations both Astronomical and Topographical which have been made by Members of the Royal Society & others Down to the present year. The whole Corrected and improved by John Rocque. Geographer to His Majesty.
Printed for Robt. Sayer Map & Printseller at the Golden Buck in Fleet Street. [n.d, but c.1760. ]
Engraving with original outline colour.  Four sheets joined in pairs, each c.605 x 995mm. Considering the size, in good condtion, with some reinforcing to folds, some staining and creasing to lower margin.
A large and detailed map of England and Wales, decorated with an elaborate title cartouche, an inset of the Scillys and vignette ships around the coastline.
Sayer moved from the Golden Buck to no. 53 Fleet Street in 1760.

£500
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