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Map, hand coloured engraving, Cross Roads from One Great Town to another through England and Wales, scale about 71 miles to 1 inch, by Thomas Badeslade, engraved and published by William Henry Toms, 1742.
The map is from the beginning of an atlas; it shows the cross roads joining towns in England and Wales; the map looks a little strange out of its context, lacking the principal roads; there is a table of distances between towns in computed and measured miles.
map feature:-  hand coloured & title cartouche (plain box) & compass rose & coast shaded & roads & table of distances & settlements
inscription:-  printed -on- title cartouche A Map of the principal Cross Roads from one Great Town, to another; thro: ENGLAND and WALES.
inscription:-  printed -on- bottom T. Badeslade delin. / Published by the Proprietor W H Toms Sept. 29. 1742. / W H Toms Sculpt.
map type:-  HantsMap -- Badeslade 1742
dimension:-  scale = 1 to 4500000 ? (estimated)

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MN: 12.7.2002
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