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John Ogilby's Road Maps

From the first printed atlas of road maps, the 'Britannia', first published 1675.
Each measures approximately 32 x 47cms

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Ogilby London to HithJohn Ogilby.
[20.] The Road from London to Hith.
[London, 1675.]
Engraving  with good later colouring. Framed. 
The complete route, from Cornhill, over London Bridge, East Peckham, New Cross, Eltham, Foots Cray, Farningham; at Kingsdown the road divides, the northern route going to Crossley, Aylesford, and north of Maidstone, the southern route going through Wrotham and Maidstone and then rejoining the northern route, passing Leeds Castle to Ashford and Hythe. It was published in the first printed atlas of road maps, Ogilby's 'Britannia', first state, before the number added.
320 x 470mm.
£240
  
Ogilby London to St. DavidsJohn Ogilby.
17. The Continuation of ye Road from London to St. Davids.
[London, c.1675.]
Engraving  with good later colouring. 
This is the last part of the route, beginning at Briton (Burton) Ferry, through Swansea, Llanethy, Kidewelly, Llanstaffan, Haverford West to St. Davids. It was published in the first printed atlas of road maps, Ogilby's 'Britannia', first published 1675, this example from the second state, with the number added.
320 x 470mm.
£175
  
Ogilby London to BuckinghamJohn Ogilby.
12. The Road from London to Buckingham. Continued to Banbury.
[London, 1698.]
Engraving  with good later colouring. 
Road map, starting from Cornhill, passing through Marble Arch, Bayswater, Shepherds Bush, Acton, Uxbridge, Amersham, Wendover, Aylesbury, Buckingham and Banbury, 78 miles. It was published in the first printed atlas of road maps, Ogilby's 'Britannia', first published 1675, this example from the second state, with the number added.
320 x 470mm.
£240
  
Ogilby London to BristolJohn Ogilby.
10. The Road from London to the City of Bristol.
[London, 1698.]
Engraving  with good later colouring.  Trimmed close to the printed border on all sides.
The first part of the route, reaching as far as Marlborough. Starts from Cornhill, west through Kensington, Hammersmith, Brentford, Hounslow, Colnbrook, Maidenhead, Reading, Thatcham, Newbury, and then the road divides, one part going to Hungerford and on to Marlborough, which is the A4, the other part taking a northerly route to Chilton Foliat, Ramsbury and then to Marlborough, 75 miles. It was published in the first printed atlas of road maps, Ogilby's 'Britannia', first published 1675, this example from the second state, with the number added.
320 x 470mm.
£230
  
Ogilby London to BarwickJohn Ogilby.
8. The continuation of the Road from London to Barwick.
[London, 1675.]
Engraving  with good later colouring, probably by P.J. Radford.  Good condition.
A continuation sheet, starting at York, being 192 miles from London, to Boroughbridge, Northallerton, Darlington, Durham and Chester le Street. It was published in the first printed atlas of road maps, Ogilby's 'Britannia', first published 1675, this example from the second state, with the number added.
320 x 470mm.
£200

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