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Britannia depicta

John Ogilby

Britannia depicta

or, Ogilby improv"d. Being a correct coppy of Mr. Ogilby"s Actual survey of all ye direct & principal cross roads in England and Wales. Wherein are exactly delineated & engraven all ye cities, towns, villages, churches, seats &c. scituate on or near the roads, with their respective distances in measured and computed miles. And to render this work universally usefull & agreeable ... are added ... 1. A full & particular description & account of all the cities, borough-towns, towns-corporate &c., their arms, antiquity, charters, privileges ... with suitable remarks on all places of note drawn from the best historians and antiquaries, by Ino. Owen of the Midd. Temple ... 2. The arms of the peers of this realm ... 3. The arms of all ye bishopricks & deanaries ... 4. The arms, & a succinct account of both universities & their respective colleges ... Lastly particular & correct maps of all ye counties of South Britain, with a summary description of each county ... The whole ... preferable to all other books of roads ... and calculated not only for the direction of the traveller ... but the general use of the gentleman and tradesman.

by John Ogilby

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Published by T. Bowles, & E. Bowen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roads -- England,
  • Roads -- Wales,
  • Great Britain -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Eman: Bowen, engraver.
    ContributionsOwen, John, of the Middle Temple, Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767. engr., Stennett, Walter, Rev. (bookplate)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[6], 273 p.
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20913180M

    Britannia Depicta -- strip map (p) Strip map, road map, two sided sheet taken from a road book, Britannia Depicta or Ogilby Improv'd, text by John Owen, Middle Temple, London, maps by Emanuel Bowen, published Thomas Bowles, St Paul's Churchyard, London, onwards. A more successful publication followed in called Britannia Depicta, by John Owen with county maps engraved by the famous mapmaker Emanuel Bowen, and printed and sold by Thomas Bowles. This atlas lasted into the s.

    The Advertisement states that 'The Twenty-four Views contained in this First Part will serve to illustrate the First Volume (published at the same Time) of a new Work, entitled Magna Britannia; or, a concise Topographical Account of the several Counties of Great Britain, by the Rev. Daniel Lysons and Samuel Lysons ', and lists the. Sep 29,  · John Ogilby has written: 'America: being the latest, and most accurate description of the New World' 'The road from London to Darby' 'The South-West highway atlas for ' -- .

    Nov 16,  · Morgan Williams, shop manager at Oxfam in Hood Street has found a Britannia Depicta atlas A year-old road atlas worth more than £2, has turned up in a charity shop. Among the books and DVDs at Newcastle’s Hood Street Oxfam is a little piece of history. Browse and buy a vast selection of Antiquarian 19th Century or Earlier Books and Collectibles on museudelantoni.com Circa. From Britannia Depicta, or ' Og Owen John and Emanuel Bowen. The Pennard Manor Court Book No 15 in the Series - .


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Britannia depicta by John Ogilby Download PDF EPUB FB2

Britannia Depicta was an illustrated road atlas for Britain. It was printed in numerous editions over many decades from into the 19th century and updated with engravings by many artisans who worked from drawings of other artists.

Britannia depicta, or Ogilby improv'd being a correct coppy of Mr. Ogilby's Actual survey of all ye direct & principal cross roads in England and Wales.

And to render this work universally usefull & agreeable. are added. A full & particular description & account of all the cities, borough-towns, towns-corporate. By Ino. Owen. The arms of the peers of this realm. Britannia (/ b r ɪ ˈ t æ n i ə /) has been used in several different senses, but is best known as a national personification of the United museudelantoni.com name is a Latinisation of the native Brittonic word for the island, Pretanī, which also produced the Greek form Prettanike or Brettaniai, which originally, in the fourth to the first centuries BC, designated a collection of islands with.

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Available now at museudelantoni.com - Hardcover - London: Thomas Bowles, - - 4to., (8 x 5 6/8 inches). 4 leaves of tables. Engraved title-page and engraved road Britannia depicta book after Emanuel Bowen.

Contemporary calf gilt (a bit rubbed). Provenance: 19th-century North Library bookplate of the Earls of Macclesfield on the front paste-down dateddiscreet blind-stamp on first three leaves.

museudelantoni.com: Britannia depicta or Ogilby improv'd: being a correct coppy of Mr Ogilby's Actual survey of all ye direct & principal cross roads in England and - work universally usefull & agreeable 4ed (): John Ogilby: Britannia depicta book.

Britannia Depicta; or, Ogilby Improv'd; First edition, large paper copy, first issue, of this highly popular reduced version of John Ogilby's road atlas, with Bowen's address given as "next ye King of Spain", plate misnumberedand plates 74 and 75 transposed.

Bowles decided to trump Thomas Gardner and John Senex, who were also planning reduced-format reissues of Ogilby, by.

Britannia by Ogilby, John and a great Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our UK warehouse in 4 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. (Southwark) to Tamworth Page 51 from Edition of Britannia Depicta Road from Stony Stratford to Dunstable Page 52 from Edition of Britannia Depicta Road from Newport Pagnel to.

Mar 11,  · We often get antiquarian map books here, but I'd say this one is one of my favorites and the most intriguing of all. It's Britannia Depicta or Ogilby Improv'd, printed & sold by Thos.

Bowles.(The Fourth Edition, ) This is one of the first pocket maps of Britain, and shows roads and landmarks in compartmentalized beautiful woodcut vertical maps, along with a description of each city. Britannia depicta | Ogilby improv'd Catalog Record Only Relief shown pictorially.

Maps and explanatory text engraved. Two versions of Ogilby's original work, both in folio, were issued inthe "Britannia, volume the first" containing both text and maps, and the "Itinerarium Angliæ" from which the main portion of the text is omitted.

Britannia depicta or Ogilby improv'd; being a correct coppy of Mr. Ogilby's Actual survey of all ye direct & principal cross roads in England and Wales And to render this—work universally usefull & agreeable, are added In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book.

A book may have more Book Edition: First Edition. Minimum quantity for "Owen, John & Bowen Emanuel: Britannia Depicta or Ogilby Improv'd; being a Correct Coppy of Mr.

Ogilby's Actual Survey of all ye Direct & Principal Cross Roads in England and Wales, wherein are exactly delineated and engraven all ye cities, towns, village" is 1. Author of Britannia depicta, The Kings coronation, Britannia, The traveller's guide, The relation of His Majestie's entertainment passing through the city of London, to his coronation, The north-road from London to Barwick, and its branches to several of the principal towns, with their computed distances., The entertainment of His mostexcellent Majestie Charles II, The relation of His.

Find nearly any book by John Ogilby. Get the best deal by comparing prices from overbooksellers. Search Britannia depicta or Ogilby improv'd: being a correct coppy of Mr Ogilby's Actual survey of all ye direct & principal cross roads in England and this work universally usefull & agreeable used books, rare books and out of.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Britannia Depicta or Ogilby Improved Road Atlas of England & Wales Bowen!. at the best online prices at. London: Thomas Bowles, Copper engraving by Emanuel Bowen published in the pocket road book 'Britannia Depicta' by Thomas Bowles from This was the first truly pocket sized road book for the traveller based on the surveys of John Ogilby published in large folio format 45 years earlier in The plates were printed on both sides of the paper, reducing the weight of the volume which.

Jan 01,  · Britannia depicta or Ogilby improv'd Being a correct coppy of Mr. Ogilby'sActual survey of all ye Direct & principal cross roads in England and Wales And to render this work universally usefull & agre Ogilby's and Morgan's Pocket-book of the roads with their computed and measured distances, and the distinction of market and post towns.

May 14,  · Britannia depicta, or Ogilby improv`d; being a correct coppy of Mr. Ogilby`s Actual survey of all ye direct & principal cross roads in England and Wales.

Jul 07,  · Britannia Depicta. Another choice for more lavish spenders, the Britannia Depicta is a road atlas of England and Wales for travelers in the age of the stage coach.

First published inthe Depicta offers a fascinating insight into navigation at the time - we actually described the work as the HERE Auto of the s. “The Impact of [Ogilby’s] Britannia on ensuing roadbooks was such that only derivatives appeared until John Cary made a new survey at the close of the eighteenth century.” Ogilby’s direct influence lasted over a century.

This article describes Owen & Bowen’s Britannia Depicta Or Ogilby Improv’d Being a Correct Coppy of Mr. Bowen Road book, Britannia Depicta Or Ogilby Improv'd, including road strip maps with sections in Hampshire, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, derived from maps by Ogilby,and a county map of Hampshire, scale about 11 miles to 1 inch, with text by John Owen, by Emanuel Bowen, London, ; published Britannia depicta; or, Ogilby improv'd; being a correct coppy of Mr.

Ogilby's Actual survey of all ye direct & principal cross roads in England and Wales: wherein are exactly delineated & engraven, all ye cities, towns, villages, churches, seats &c.

scituate on or near the roads.Aug 12,  · by Karen Downham, Local and Family History, Leeds Central Library Among the many maps in Leeds Libraries’ collection is John Ogilby’s Britannia Depicta, published ina landmark in the mapping of England and Wales, and the first national road atlas of any country in Western Europe.

It was a publication that would bring about.