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Title : 
Chorographia Britanniae. Or a Set of Maps of all the Counties in England and Wales: to which are prefix'd the following general Maps, viz. I. An Accurate Chart of the Sea Coast, exhibiting all the Royal Docks, Fortifications, Harbours, Sands &c. II. A Map of England and Wales, as divided into Counties, with the Names of the Cities and County Towns; and the Length, Breadth, and Superficial Content of the Whole, and each County separately. III. A Map of the great Roads from London, to all parts of South Britain; with Tables shewing the distance of each City, and Town upon the Road, from the Metropolis, both in Computed and Measured Miles. IV. A Map of all the Cross Roads, from one great Town to another, with the distances from Town to Town, both by Computation and Measure. With the particular Map of each County, is an Account of all the Cities, Boroughs, Market Towns, Parishes, and Rivers therein: the Number of Members it sends to Parliament, the Market and Fair days, and in those of Oxford and Cambridge, are the Names of all the Colleges, and Halls, in both Universities, with the Dates of their Foundations. To the Whole is added an Alphabetical Index, of all the Cities, Boroughs, & Market Towns, properly distinguish'd from each other, and in what County they are situate / This Collection (conveying a more comprehensive Idea of South Britain than any thing hitherto publish'd) was first Drawn, and compiled into a Pocket Book by Order and for the Use of his late Majesty King George I. By Thomas Badeslade Surveyor and Engineer ; and now neatly Engrav'd by Will: Henry Toms
Author : 
Badeslade, Thomas (1718-1750). Cartographe
Author : 
Toms, William Henry (17..-17..). Graveur
Publisher : 
Printed for and Sold by W.H. Toms Engraver, in Union Court, near Hatton Garden, Holbourn (London)
Publication date : 
1742
Subject : 
Angleterre
Subject : 
Pays de Galles
Type : 
atlas
Type : 
image
Type : 
still image
Language : 
english
Language : 
anglais
Format : 
1 flle ; 15,5 x 15,5 cm (cuvette), sur flle 49,5 x 65 cm
Format : 
image/jpeg
Format : 
Nombre total de vues : 1
Description : 
Échelle(s) : [Sans échelle]
Description : 
Appartient à l’ensemble documentaire : AnvilEur
Rights : 
public domain
Identifier : 
ark:/12148/btv1b53056892g
Source : 
Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Cartes et plans, GE DD-2987 (1923)
Cover : 
Royaume-Uni – Angleterre
Cover : 
Royaume-Uni – Pays de Galles
Relationship : 
Notice de recueil : http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb40577015h
Relation : 
Appartient à : Collection d'Anville ; 01923
Relationship : 
http://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb411223057
Relation : 
Extrait de Chorographia Britanniae. Or A Set of Maps of all the Counties in England and Wales... This Collection (conveying a more comprehensive Idea of South Britain than any thing hitherto publish'd) was first Drawn, and compiled into a Pocket Book by Order and for the Use of his late Majesty King George I. By Thomas Badeslade Surveyor and Engineer, and now neatly Engrav'd by Will. Henry Toms. Printed for and Sold by W.H. Toms Engraver, in Union Court, near Hatton Garden, Holbourn. 1742,
Provenance : 
Bibliothèque nationale de France
Date of online availability : 
23/09/2013


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