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Cole and Roper 1810
 
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Map, Hampshire, scale about 8.5 miles to 1 inch, drawn by J Roper, engraved by G Cole, London, 1805; published 1805-58.

Published in 'The British Atlas; comprising a complete set of County Maps, of England and Wales; with a general map of Navigable Rivers and Canals; and Plans of Cities and principal Towns. London: Printed for Vernor, Hood and Sharpe; Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme; J. Harris; J. Cuthell; J. Cundee; W. Faden; J. and A. Arch; Crosby and Co; J. Richardson; and J. M. Richardson, 1810'.
The atlas has title page, list of contents, 2 general maps, 56 county maps, 21 town plans; its size is 8 5/8 x 11 ins.
Originally issued with the 'Beauties of England and Wales' by E W Brayley and J Britton.

Published in 'English Topography: or, A Series of Historical and Statistical descriptions of the several Counties of England and Wales. Accompanied by a map of each county ... 'Thee, O my Country! All my Soul reveres, And Admiration swells with ripening years.' London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, Paternoster Row. 1816.' by Joseph Nightingale, London, 1816.

Published in another edition 'English Topography ... Published by James Goodwin & Thomas McLean.' 1820.
A poor lithographic copy published in 'Collins' Railway and Pedestrian Atlas of England containing forty-three maps, with all railways and roads accurately laid down ... London: Darton & Co., 58, Holborn Hill,' 1858.
In the 1858 copy all imprints etc are removed; the atlas size is 5 1/2 x 7 ins.
 
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example:-  map -- HMCMS:FA1998.131
map feature:-  hand coloured & compass rose (cardinal and half cardinal points, fleur de lys for north) & scale line (10 miles, chequered) & lat and long scales & coast form lines & rivers & relief & hill hachuring & parks & county & hundreds & table of symbols & settlements (graded by number of buildings and lettering) & castles & antiquities & roads & turnpike roads & post roads & distances from London & road distances (between places)
inscription:-  printed -- bottom Engraved by J Roper, from a Drawing by G Cole / London; Published for the proprietors by Vernor & Hood, Poultry Feby. 1st. 1805. / to accompany the Beauties of England and Wales.
scale line:-  10 miles = 29.7 mm
map type:-  HantsMap -- Cole and Roper 1810
dimension:-  scale = 1 to 540000 ? (1 to 541867 from scale line assuming modern mile)
scale = 1 to 550000 ? (1 deg = 201.6mm on latitude scale is 1 to 552174)
wxh, sheet = 25x34.5cm
wxh, map = 177x247mm
longitude, Winchester = 1d 17.8m W (approx)

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reference:-  Brayley, E W & Britton, J:: Beauties of England and Wales
: 1810: British Atlas: Vernor, Hood and Sharpe & Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme & Harris, J & Cuthell, J & Cundee, J & Faden, W & Arch, J and A & Crosby and Co & Richardson, J & Richardson, J M
Nightingale, Joseph: 1816: English Topography: Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy (London)
Nightingale, Joseph: 1820: English Topography: Goodwin, James & McLean, Thomas (London)
Collins, Henry G: 1858: Collins' Railway and Pedestrian Atlas of England: Darton and Co (London)
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