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NOTES from the TRAVELLER'S GUIDE, 1699-1730

These notes are made from The Traveller's Guide, which is an edition of John Ogilby's itineraries belonging to his strip maps published 1675, with a general map of England and Wales, published 1699 onwards. The 1st and 2nd editions seen are in the private collection of David Webb, to whom I am grateful for being able to look at the books and maps.
: 1699: Traveller's Guide: Swall, Abel & Child, Tim & Knaplock, R (London)

: 1712 (2nd edn): Traveller's Guide: Bray, Willam (London)

: 1730 (? edn): Traveller's Guide: Bowles, Thomas (London)

The general map of England and Wales with the Traveller's Guide is certainly not by John Ogilby, who published his set of road strip maps in 1675, with his own general map at the front of his book.
map type: HantsMap & Ogilby 1699
Detail notes will be strongly biased towards Hampshire, for whose benefit the map has been studied.

TRAVELLER'S GUIDE, 1ST EDITION, 1699

The 1st edition seen is a leather bound volume, wxh = 12.5x20cm. The title page reads:-
THE / Traveller's Guide: / OR, A MOST / EXACT DESCRIPTION / OF THE / ROADS / OF / ENGLAND. / BEING / Mr. OGILBY'S / ACTUAL SURVEY, / And Mensuration by the Wheel, / ... / LONDON, Printed by T. Ilive for Abel Swall, and Sold by Tim. Child at the White- / Hart, and R, Knaplock at the Angel and Crown in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1699.
The text, page 1, starts:-
ITINIRARUM ANGLIAE / OR A / BOOK of the ROADS / OF / ENGLAND and WALES, &C. / ...
and continues with 254 pages of itineraries.

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MN: 6.7.2001
last edit: 7.7.2001