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Ogilby 1675
 
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Road book, Britannia, including 10 road strip maps with sections in Hampshire, scales about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675.
The plates which concern Hampshire, using numbers from the 2nd? edition of 1675, are plates 25, 26, 30, 32, 39, 51, 53, 81, 83, 97.
pl.25 'Road From London to the Lands End' from London, ... Blackwater, Surrey, via Basingstoke, Whitchurch, to Andover, Hampshire.
pl.26 'Road from London to the Lands End' from Andover, Hampshire via Middle Wallop ... to Crookhorn, Somerset.
pl.30 'Road From London to Portsmouth'; from London, ... via Liphook, Petersfield, Horndean, to Portsmouth, Hampshire.
pl.32 'Road from London to Barnstable' from Andover, Hampshire ... to Bridgewater, Somerset.
pl.39 'Road from London to Chichester' from Guildford, Surrey to Chichester, West Sussex; a branch from Midhurst via Petersfield to Winchester, Hampshire.
pl.51 'Road from London to Southampton' from near Bagshot? Surrey, via Aldershot, Hampshire, via Farnham, Surrey, via Alton, New Alresford, Twyford, to Southampton, Hampshire; and from Southampton to Romsey, Hampshire, ... to Salisbury, Wiltshire.
pl.53 'Road From London to Weymouth' from Basingstoke via Stockbridge, Broughton, Hampshire, ... to Weymouth, Dorset.
pl.81 'Road From Oxford to Chichester' from Oxford, Oxfordshire, ... Newbury, Berkshire ... via Kingsclere, Basingstoke, Alton, and Petersfield, Hampshire ... to Chichester, West Sussex.
pl.83 'Road from Oxford to Salisbury' from Oxford, Oxfordshire ... across Hampshire near Shipton Bellinger ... to Poole, Dorset.
pl.97 'Road from London to Pool' from Alresford via Winchester to Poole, Dorset; from Poole via Christchurch, Dorset to Lymington, Hampshire; and from Southampton to Winchester, Hampshire.

Published in 'Britannia, Volume the First: or, an Illustration of the Kingdom of England and Dominion of Wales: By a Geographical and Historical Description of the Principal Roads thereof. Actually Admeasured and Delineated in a Century of Whole-sheet Copper Sculps. Accomodated With the Ichnography of the several Cities and Capital Towns; and Compleated By an Accurate Account of the more Remarkable Passages of Antiquity, Together with a Novel Discourse on the Present State. By John Ogilby Esq; His Majesty's Cosmographer, and Master of His Majesty's Revels in the Kingdom of Ireland. London, Printed by the Author at his House in White-Fryers. MDCLXXV.'
The first edition has a map of England showing the routes, there is an illustrated title page, a dedication to Charles II whose coat of arms is on each map, preface, list of post roads etc; each route is described in text pages; the atlas size is 11 x 17 ins; the maps are strip maps of roads at a scale 1 inch to 1 mile, accurately measured. The surveyor for plates 25 and 30 was Richard Shortgrass.

Published in a ?second edition in 1675, with plate numbers.

Published again in 1675 in 'Itinerarium Angliae: or, A Book of Roads, Wherein are Contain'd The Principal Road Ways of His Majesty's Kingdom of England and Dominion of Wales: Actuall Admeasured and Delineated in a Century of Whole-sheet Copper Sculps, and Illustrated with the Ichnography of the several Cities and Capital Towns. By John Ogilby Esq ... London, Printed by the Author at his House in White-Fryers. M.D.C.LXXV.'
The 3rd edition is a reprint without the text pages, with different general text (see Chubb).

Published in a reprint 1698, 'Britannia: or, the Kingdom of England and Dominion of Wales, actually survey'd with a Geographical and Historical Description of the Principal Roads ... By John Ogilby, Esq., Cosmographer to Charles the Second. London: Printed for Abel Swall at the Unicorn in Pater-noster-row, and Robert Morden, at the Atlas in Cornhill, MDCXCVIII.'
The 1698 reprint has the original plates with reduced text.
There are series of closely derived versions of these maps published in the early 18th century, by Gardner, Senex, Bowen, etc
 

example:-  strip map (pl.97) -- HMCMS:FA1997.3
map feature:-  not coloured & title cartouche & compass rose & roads & settlements & relief & hillocks & streets & rivers & coast shaded & road distances & trees
inscription:-  printed -- title cartouche The Road from LONDON to POOL in the Count. Dorset: / By JOHN OGILBY Esqr. his Maties. Cosmograph: / ...
map type:-  HantsMap -- Ogilby 1675
dimension:-  wxh, sheet = 48x38.5cm
wxh, plate = 456x346mm
wxh, map = 444x338mm
scale = 1 to 63360 ? (nominal)

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reference:-  Ogilby, John: 1675: Britannia & Illustration of the Kingdom of England and Dominion of Wales: (London)
Ogilby, John: 1675: Itinerarium Angliae & Book of Roads: (London)
Ogilby, John: 1698: Britannia: Abel Swall & Robert Morden (London)
also see:- 
button  related map type -- Gardner 1719
button  related map type -- Senex 1719
button  related map type -- Senex 1757
button  related map type -- Hinton 1765
button  related map type -- Kitchin 1767
button  related map type -- Jefferys 1775
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maps:-  HMCMS Map Collection   (scanned item in bold)
button  HMCMS:FA1991.5 -- strip map (pl.25)
button  HMCMS:FA1991.6 -- reproduction atlas
button  HMCMS:FA1997.3 -- strip map (pl.97)
button  HMCMS:FA1997.7 -- strip map (pl.25)
button  HMCMS:FA1997.8 -- strip map (pl.30)
button  HMCMS:FA1998.1 -- strip map (pl.53)
button  HMCMS:FA1998.2 -- strip map (pl.81)
button  HMCMS:FA1998.21 -- descriptive text (pl.51?)
button  HMCMS:FA1998.22 -- descriptive text
button  HMCMS:FA1998.166 -- strip map (pl.39)
button  HMCMS:FA1998.167 -- descriptive text (pl.39)
button  HMCMS:FA1998.172 -- strip map (pl.32)
button  HMCMS:FA1998.173 -- strip map (pl.83)
button  HMCMS:FA1998.174 -- strip map (pl.26)
button  HMCMS:FA1998.218 -- reproduction atlas
button  HMCMS:FA2002.77 -- frontispiece
button  HMCMS:KD1996.7 -- strip map (pl.51)
button  private collection (15) -- road map
button  private collection (35) -- road map
button  private collection (39) -- title page

MN: 20.12.2001
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