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PIGOT AND CO - 1839 Map of the County of Oxfordshire - taken from Pigot and Co's British Atlas Comprising the Counties of England (upon which are laid down all railways completed and in progress)

Title: 1839 Map of the County of Oxfordshire - taken from Pigot and Co's British Atlas Comprising the Counties of England (upon which are laid down all railways completed and in progress)
Description: Map Pigot & Co, London and Manchester, 1839. Edition Unstated, Softcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Dated from reference to British Library catalogue and title-page of atlas. This is the coloured map titled "Oxfordshire" and sheet entitled "Oxfordshire". The map, a hand-coloured (prior to initial binding) steel engraving contains a vignette of Christ Church Cathedral Oxford. The inner side of the Oxfordshire county boundary is coloured yellow, inner boundaries of adjacent counties of Berkshire, Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Buckinghamshire and Gloucestershire are coloured pale green, blue or pink. Wooded areas and rough ground are indicated. Country estates are coloured dark green, including Blenheim Park. The map shows cities, market towns, villages and hamlets, the distance between the towns and cities and London is shown, also shown are the numbers of members returned for each borough and polling places. Towns shown include: Bampton, Banbury, Bicester, Burford, Chipping Norton, Deddington, Henely, Oxford, Thame, Watlington, Witney and Woodstock, distances between these towns are given in a table on the accompanying sheet. Mail roads, Turnpike roads, cross roads, lanes and other minor routes are shown with distances marked between Market Towns on the Turnpike Roads. Railways, rivers and canals are shown, including the River Charwell and the Oxford Canal. Mail and Turnpike roads and towns and principal villages in the neighbouring parts of adjacent counties are also shown. The boundaries of the "Hundreds" are shown and the names of each Hundred are identified in the key. The border includes longitude and latitude references and the scale is given in the bottom border which for this map is 1.5 inches to 10 miles. The map is a little darkened but otherwise clean and free from spotting and tears. The accompanying printed sheet is still bound to the map page. It is very slightly marked but is otherwise very good. Item Type: Map. Disbound. No dust jacket, as published. Single sheet map/chart. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 45017044011.

Keywords: BZDB4 Maps; British History; England; 19th century; Cotswolds, Worcestershire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire. 1839 Map of the County of Oxfordshire taken from Pigot and Cos British Atlas Comprising the Counties of England upon which are laid down all railways c

Price: GBP 30.50 = appr. US$ 43.55 Seller: Bailgate Books Ltd
- Book number: 45017044011

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