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Wilkes 1806
 
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Map, Hampshire, scale about 10.5 miles to 1 inch, with the Isle of Wight, by John Wilkes, London, 1806; published 1806-28?

Published in 'Encyclopaedia Londoniensis ... By John Wilkes ... London: Printed for the Proprietor, By J. Adlard, Duke Street, West Smithfield: Sold ... by J. White, Fleet-Street; and Champante and Whitrow, Jewry-Street, Aldgate. 1810.'
The atlas contains 40 plate; its size is 8 1/4 x 10 1/4 ins.
 

example:-  map -- HMCMS:FA1998.130
map feature:-  hand coloured & compass rose (cardinal and half cardinal points, fleur de lys for north) & lat and long scales & coast shaded & rivers & forests & parks & county & settlements (graded by lettering and amount of building) & roads (graded by size) & road distances (?)
inscription:-  printed -- bottom centre HAMPSHIRE.
inscription:-  printed -- bottom centre London Published as the Act directs Decr. 1st. 1806 by J. Wilkes.
map type:-  HantsMap -- Wilkes 1806
dimension:-  wxh, sheet = 21x26.5cm
wxh, map (excluding parts extending beyond map border) = 188x231mm
scale = 1 to 670000 ? (estimated from some town positions)
longitude, Winchester = 1d 12.6m W (approx)

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reference:-  Wilkes, John: 1810 & 1828: Encyclopaedia Londoniensis: (London)
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MN: 26.10.1999
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