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New Improved Map of Hampshire, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Thomas Kitchin, published by John Hinton, 1751; published 1751-87.

Published as one of a series of county maps by Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin, by John Hinton, King's Arms, St Paul's Churchyard, London, 1751; the series was begun 1749 and was completed 1760.
The map uses existing sources, of which Isaac Taylor's survey, published 1759, is important.

Published further by John Tinney, Golden Lion, Fleet street, London, from 1753.

Published in 'The Large English Atlas: Or, A New Set Of Maps Of All The Counties In England And Wales, Drawn From The Several Surveys which have been hitherto Published: Viz. ... Laid Down On A Large Scale, And containing all the Cities, Towns, Villages, and Churches, whether Rectories or Vicarages, Chapels, many Noblemen's and Gentlemen's Seats, &c. &c. Each Map Is Illustrated With a General Description of the County, its Cities, Borough and Market Towns, the Number of Members returned to Parliament, of Parishes, Houses, Acres of Land, &c. And Historical Extracts relative to the Trade, manufactures, and Government of the Cities and Principal Towns, and the present State of their Inhabitants, &c. By Emanuel Bowen, Geographer to His Majesty, Thomas Kitchin, and Others. London: Printed and Sold by T. Bowles, in St. Paul's Church-Yard; John Bowles and Son, at the Black Horse, in Cornhill; John Tinney, at the Golden Lion, and Robert Sayer, at the Buck, both in Fleet-Street.' 1760.
the atlas size is 17 1/2 x 23 ins; the map has the space round the county boundary filled with notes; its size is 20 1/2 x 27 1/2 ins.
The Hampshire map is not, like others, based on Morden 1695; it may have been based on drawings made by the late John Senex; the coast is based on a chart by Joseph Avery.

Published in another edition 'The Large English Atlas ... Printed and Sold by T. Bowles ... John Bowles and Son ... and Robert Sayer ...' about 1762.
From about 1762 the Hampshire map now has plate no 14.

Published in another edition 'The Large English Atlas ... Drawn From The Several Surveys which have been hitherto Published. With three general Maps of England, Scotland and Ireland, From the best and latest Authorities. ... London: Printed and Sold by T. Bowles, in St. Paul's Church-Yard; John Bowles, at the Black Horse, in Cornhill; and Robert Sayer, at the Buck, in Fleet-Street,' about 1763.

Published in another edition 'The Large English Atlas ... London: Printed and Sold by John Bowles, at the Black Horse, in Cornhill; Carington Bowles, next the Chapter House, in St. Paul's Church-Yard, and Robert Sayer, at the Buck, in Fleet-Street,' about 1764.
From about 1764 the Hampshire map now has plate no 16.

Published in another edition 'The Large English Atlas ... Printed and Sold by Carington Bowles, Map and Print Seller, at No.69, in St. Paul's Church-Yard. MDCCLXVII.' ie 1767.

Published in another edition 'The Large English Atlas ... Printed and Sold by Robert Sayer, Map and Printseller, at No 53, in Fleet-Street.' or 'Le Grand Atlas Anglois: Ou, Nouveau Receuil Des Cartes De Toutes Les Provinces D'Angleterre Et De La Principaute De Galles, ... Chez Robert Sayer, Marchand de Cartes & d'Etampes dans Fleet-Street, No.53.' about 1767.

Published in another edition 'The Large English Atlas ... Printed and Sold by Robert Wilkinson, at No.58, in Cornhill, Successor to Mr. John Bowles, deceased.' about 1779.

Published in 'The Large English Atlas: ... Drawn From The Several Surveys Hitherto Published. To which are added, a Map of the Country 35 miles round London, a Plan of London and Westminster, and general Maps of Scotland and Ireland, From the latest and best Authorities. The Whole Engraved on 50 Copper Plates ... Laid Down On A Large Scale ... By Emanuel Bowen, Thomas Kitchin, Captain Andrew Armstrong, and Others. London. Printed for Robert Sayer, Map, Chart, And Printseller, No.53, Fleet-Street. MDCCLXXXVII.' ie 1787.
The map was issued, bound in an atlas or loose, by Bowles and Carver, Laurie and Whittle, and Robert Wilkinson, from 1790s-1820s.
In the later editions of the atlas the map is not changed except its imprints which are listed below.
The map was published in a reduced form in the Royal English Atlas, about 1764.
 
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example:-  map -- HMCMS:CRH1958.90
map feature:-  hundreds & hand coloured & sectioned for folding & mounted & slip case & descriptive text (topographical and historical) & title cartouche & table of distances & coast form lines & rivers & relief & hillocks & trees & forests & woods & settlements & streets & roads & parks & table of symbols & scale line & lat and long scales
scale line:-  12 miles = 100.4 mm
inscription:-  printed -- title cartouche A NEW Improved MAP of / HAMPSHIRE / from the best SURVEYS & INTELLIGENCES / Divided into its / HUNDREDS / Shewing the several ROADS and true / Measured Distances between Town and Town / ALSO / the Rectories & Vicarages the Parks and / Seats of the Nobility & Gentry with / other useful Particulars / Regulated by ASTRONL. OBSERVATIONS. / By T. Kitchin Geographer. -- monumental stone with bee skep, urn, flowers, agricultural implements, foreign traders and a ship
inscription:-  printed -- bottom centre Printed for R: Sayer in Fleet Street, Carrington Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, & R. Wilkinson No.58, Cornhill.
inscription:-  printed -- To the Most Noble / Charles Pawlet / Duke of Bolton. / Knight of the Garter. / Lord Lieutenant & Custos Rotulorum / for the County of SOUTHAMPTON. / This MAP is dedicated by His Grace's / Most Obedt. humble Servt. / Thos. Kitchin -- coat of arms
map type:-  HantsMap -- Kitchin 1751 large
dimension:-  wxh, sheet = 70x54cm
wxh, plate = 691x535mm (approx)
wxh, map = 681x523mm (approx)
scale = 1 to 190000 ? (1 to 192352 from scale line assuming statute mile)
scale = 1 to 190000 ? (from town positions using DISTAB.exe)
longitude, Winchester = 1d 13.5m W (approx)

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reference:-  Bowen, Emanuel & Kitchin, Thomas: 1760: Large English Atlas & New Set of Maps of all the Counties of England and Wales: Bowles, T & Bowles, John and Son & Tinney, John & Sayer, Robert (London)
Bowen, Emanuel & Kitchin, Thomas: 1763 (?): Large English Atlas & New Set of Maps of all the Counties of England and Wales: Bowles, John & Bowles, T & Sayer, Robert (London)
Bowen, Emanuel & Kitchin, Thomas: 1764 (?): Large English Atlas & New Set of Maps of all the Counties of England and Wales: Bowles, John & Bowles, Carington & Sayer, Robert (London)
Bowen, Emanuel & Kitchin, Thomas: 1767 (?): Large English Atlas & New Set of Maps of all the Counties of England and Wales: Bowles, Carington (London)
Bowen, Emanuel & Kitchin, Thomas: 1767 (?): Large English Atlas & New Set of Maps of all the Counties of England and Wales & Grand Atlas Anglois & Nouveau Receuil des Cartes de Toutes les Provinces d'Angleterre et de la Principaute de Galles: Sayer, Robert (London)
Bowen, Emanuel & Kitchin, Thomas: 1779 (?): Large English Atlas & New Set of Maps of all the Counties of England and Wales: Wilkinson, Robert (London)
Bowen, Emanuel & Kitchin, Thomas & Armstrong, Andrew: 1787: Large English Atlas: & New Set of Maps of all the Counties of England and Wales: Sayer, Robert (London)
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