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Ogilby 1675
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Strip map, hand coloured copper plate engraving, road map, part of The Road from Oxford to Salisbury, Wiltshire, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, from the road book, Britannia, published by John Ogilby, White Friars, London, 1675.
Pl.83 from Oxford, via Abingdon, Oxfordshire; via Great Shelford, Hungerford, Berkshire; then via North Tidworth, Wiltshire, through a corner of Hampshire, to Salisbury, Wiltshire; then Cranborne, Wimborne Minster, to Poole, Dorset.
map feature:-  hand coloured & title cartouche & roads & road distances & coast shaded & rivers & compass rose & coat of arms (royal) & settlements & streets & woods & trees & relief & hillocks & county & windmills
inscription:-  printed -on- title cartouche The Road from OXFORD to SALISBURY Com~. WILTS / Continued to POOL Com~. DORSET. / By JOHN OGILBY Esqr. His Maties. Cosmographer. / ... -- scrolls
map type:-  HantsMap -- Ogilby 1675
dimension:-  wxh, sheet = 53x42cm
wxh, plate = 463x362mm
wxh, map = 459x358mm
scale = 1 to 63360 ? (nominal)

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reference:-  Ogilby, John: 1675: Britannia - A Geographical and Historical Description of the Principal Roads thereof
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MN: 4.10.2001
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