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Kitchin and Jefferys 1749
 
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Map, Hampshire, scale about 11 miles to 1 inch, by Thomas Kitchin and Thomas Jefferys, 1749, published 1749-85.

Published in 'The Small English Atlas being a New and Accurate Sett Of Maps of all the Counties of England and Wales London, Publish'd according to Act of Parliamt. by Messrs. Kitchin & Jefferys 1749. and Sold by M Payne at the White Hart and M. Cooper at the Globe in Paternoster Row.'
The atlas size is 5 1/2 x 6 3/8 ins; the map has notes of fairs, market days, Members of Parliament, etc on the sheet outside the border, plain on the reverse; it is based on Moll 1724.
The atlas was probably first published in weekly parts; Hampshire appeared in part IX advertised in the General Advertiser, 21 January 1749.

Published in another edition '... London Publish'd according to Act of Parliamt. by Messrs Kitchin & Jefferys 1751, and sold by Thos. Jefferys Geographer to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales at the corner of St. Martins Lane, Charing Cross, by Mr George Faulkner in Essex Street, Dublin. A Paris chez le Sr. le Rouge Ingenieur Geographe du Roy de France.'
The map is mostly unchanged; at various states of the atlas hampshire has - no plate number, the left side of the Southampton-New Alresford road darkened, the Petersfield-Chichester road distance amended from 14 to 15 1/2, and plate number 18.

Published in 'The Small English Atlas ... By T Jefferys, Geor. to the King, and Thos. Kitchin Senr. London: Printed for Robert Sayer and John Bennett, No.53 Fleet Street, John Bowles, No.13 in Cornhill, and Carington Bowles, No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard.' about 1775.
The map was originally printed with 3 others from one plate, the plates are now cut up for separate maps, plate marks should show this; at least one road in added, Winchester through Andover; hundred boundaries are added; descriptive text with the map is edited and re-engraved.

Published in 'An English Atlas Or A Concise View Of England And Wales; Divided into Counties, and its Subdivisions into Hundreds &c. Describing Their Situation, Extent, Boundaries, Circumference, Soil, Product, Chief Rivers and the Principal Great and Bye-Roads; with a Chart of the Distances between the Cities and Chief Towns. Together with A Description of the Situation of the most Venerable Antiquities whether Ruins of Castles, Palaces, or Monasteries, as well as the most Remarkable Houses, Plantations, &c. Pointing out every Delightful Scene of extensive Prospect, and Curiosities of Art and Nature worthy a Travellers Notice. On Fifty Two Copper Plates. Published as the Act directs 1 Augt. 1776. London. Printed for Robt. Sayer, and Jno. Bennett, Map and Printsellers, No.53, in Fleet Street.'
The Hampshire map is unchanged; there is a new general road map.

Published in 'An English Atlas Or A Concise View of England and Wales; ... Published as the Act directs. 1 Augt. 1787. London. Printed for Robt. Sayer, No.53, in Fleet Street.'
The 1787 atlas has a map of England and Wales by Jefferys; the atlas size is 7 x 9 ins; the Hampshire map is unchanged.

Published in further editions, by Sayer's successors, Robert Laurie and James Whittle, about 1794 and 1796.
 
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example:-  map -- HMCMS:FA1990.20.1
inscription:-  printed -- A Map of HAMP SHIRE. -- title
map feature:-  hand coloured & compass rose & scale line & lat and long scales (rectangular) & coast form lines & rivers & forests (a few) & relief & hillocks (a few) & county & settlements & roads & road distances & market days
scale line:-  8 miles = 18.2 mm
map type:-  HantsMap -- Kitchin and Jefferys 1749
dimension:-  wxh, sheet = 18x23cm
wxh, plate = 147x184mm
wxh, map = 135x138mm
scale = 1 to 710000 ? (1 to 707404 from scale line assuming modern mile)
longitude, Winchester = 1d 10.9m W (approx)

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reference:-  Kitchin, Thomas & Jefferys, Thomas: 1749: Small English Atlas: Payne, M & Cooper, M (London)
Kitchin, Thomas & Jefferys, Thomas: 1751: Small English Atlas: (London)
Kitchin, Thomas & Jefferys, Thomas: 1775: Small English Atlas: Sayer, Robert & Bennett, John & Bowles, John & Bowles, Carington (London)
Kitchin, Thomas & Jefferys, Thomas: 1776: Small English Atlas & Concise View of England and Wales: Sayer, Robert & Bennett, John (London)
: 1794 & 1796: English Atlas & Concise View of England and Wales: Laurie, Robert & Whittle, James (London)
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