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Laurie and Whittle 1806
 
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Road book, New Traveller's Companion, including two road maps with sections in Hampshire, scale about 7.5 miles to 1 inch, by Nathaniel Coltman, published by Robert Laurie and James Whittle, 53 Fleet Street, London, 1806; published 1806-15.

Published in 'Laurie and Whittle's New Travellers Companion, Exhibiting a complete and correct Survey of all the Direct and principal Cross Roads in England, Wales, and Scotland as far North as Edinburgh, and Glasgow: by Nathl: Coltman. 1806. Published 12th. Feby. 1806 by LAURIE & WHITTLE, No.53 Fleet Street, London.'

Published in 'Second Edition corrected to 1807 ... to which has been added the Roads to Perth and Aberdeen ... Published 12th. Feby. 1806 ...' but 1807.

Published in 'Laurie and Whittle's New Traveller's Companion; exhibiting a complete and correct survey of all the direct and principal cross roads in England, Wales, and Scotland; as far North as Edinburgh and Glasgow: together with the Roads to Perth and Aberdeen, Greenock, Irvine, Ayr, Port-Patrick, Wigton, &c. Accompanied by A New General Map ... and an Index Villaris ... The fifth edition ... London: Printed by Harding and Wright, St. John's Square, for Robert Laurie and James Whittle, Map, Chart, and print, sellers, No.53 Fleet-Street. 1810.'
The atlas has an index of towns and villages, a plate of explanations, general maps and 25 route maps; its size is 6 1/4 x 10 1/2 ins.

Published in an edition 1815.
Plates which concern Hampshire are numbers 3 and 5.
pl.3 Roads to Arundel, Bognor ...; the sector of England between London to Chichester and London to Portsmouth
pl.5 Commencement of the Road to the Lands End as far as Salisbury; roughly the sector between London to Gosport and London to Andover plus.
 

example:-  road map -- HMCMS:FA1997.102
inscription:-  printed -- top of map Roads to Arundel, Bognor, (by Petworth) 3 Chichester, and Portsmouth
inscription:-  printed -- bottom of map ROADS MEASURED FROM LONDON BRIDGE
inscription:-  printed -- below map Published 12th. Feby. 1806, by LAURIE & WHITTLE, No. 53, Fleet Street, London
inscription:-  printed -- bottom right B. Smith sc.
map feature:-  compass rose (simple cross with fleur de lys for N) & scale line & roads & rivers & settlements & road distances & county
map type:-  HantsMap -- Laurie and Whittle 1806
dimension:-  wxh = 26.5x32cm
scale = 1 to 470000 ? (465512 approx)

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reference:-  Laurie, Robert & Whittle, James: 1806 & 1810 & 1815: Laurie and Whittle's New Traveller's Companion: (London)
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MN: 18.6.2001
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