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Map, hand coloured engraving, Accurate Map of the North
Riding of Yorkshire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by
Emanuel Bowen, about 1750, published by John Bowles,
Cornhill, by Carington Bowles, St Paul's Churchyard, and by
Robert Sayer, Fleet Street, London, 1764.
Plate 42 in the Large English Atlas.
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printed title cartouche, lower left
An ACCURATE MAP of the / NORTH RIDING / of / YORKSHIRE, / Divided into its / WAPONTAKES. / Drawn from Surveys, with various / additional Improvements : / ILLUSTRATED with HISTORICAL EXTRACTS / relative to its Natural Produce, Mines, / Minerals, Manufactures, Trade / and its principal Towns. / By Eman : Bowen / Geographer to HIS MAJESTY.
Printed for John Bowles in Cornhil, Carington Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, & Robt. Sayer in Fleet Street
ammended from previous imprints
BOWEN'S / NORTH RIDING / 1750.
printed with scale line
British Statue miles 69 to a Degree
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|map type:-||Bowen and Kitchin 1760 (edn 1764/Yrk)|
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New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland,
scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Emanuel Bowen and Thomas
Kitchin, published by T Bowles, John Bowles and Son, Robert
Sayer, and John Tinney, 1760; published 1760-87.
One of a series of county maps by Bowen and Kitchin, published by John Hinton, King's Arms, St Paul's Churchyard, London, from 1751; the series was begun 1749. John Tinney took over from 1753, and the series was completed 1760; it continued in editions to 1787.
also see Lancashire, North Riding of Yorkshire, and West Riding of Yorkshire, to cover all modern Cumbria.
Published in 'The Large English Atlas: Or, A New Set Of Maps Of All The Counties In England And Wales, Drawn From The Several Surveys which have been hitherto Published: Viz. ... Laid Down On A Large Scale, And containing all the Cities, Towns, Villages, and Churches, whether Rectories or Vicarages, Chapels, many Noblemen's and Gentlemen's Seats, &c. &c. Each Map Is Illustrated With a General Description of the County, its Cities, Borough and Market Towns, the Number of Members returned to Parliament, of Parishes, Houses, Acres of Land, &c. And Historical Extracts relative to the Trade, manufactures, and Government of the Cities and Principal Towns, and the present State of their Inhabitants, &c. By Emanuel Bowen, Geographer to His Majesty, Thomas Kitchin, and Others. London: Printed and Sold by T. Bowles, in St. Paul's Church-Yard; John Bowles and Son, at the Black Horse, in Cornhill; John Tinney, at the Golden Lion, and Robert Sayer, at the Buck, both in Fleet-Street.' 1760.
The atlas size is 17 1/2 x 23 ins; the map is plate 35 but not numbered; the space round the county boundary filled with notes; there is a coat of arms of Sir James Lowther of Lowther; its size is 20 1/2 x 27 1/2 ins. The imprint is for R Sayer, T Bowles, J Bowles and Son, J Tinney.
An earlier edition of the atlas of this series does not have the Cumberland and Westmorland map. This were issued with the 1760 edition, as reported in the Public Advertiser, 22 May 1760, 'Three Maps, being the last which compleats the Set of the Counties of England, which have for been for some Years about, and published as they were finished.' The new maps are engraved better than the earlier maps.
Published in another edition 'The Large English Atlas ... Printed and Sold by T. Bowles ... John Bowles and Son ... and Robert Sayer ...' about 1762.
A plate number is added, 35. The imprint is for R Sayer, T Bowles, J Bowles and Son.
Published in another edition 'The Large English Atlas ... Drawn From The Several Surveys which have been hitherto Published. With three general Maps of England, Scotland and Ireland, From the best and latest Authorities. ... London: Printed and Sold by T. Bowles, in St. Paul's Church-Yard; John Bowles, at the Black Horse, in Cornhill; and Robert Sayer, at the Buck, in Fleet-Street,' about 1763.
John imprint is for R Sayer, T Bowles and J Bowles. The plate number is now 37.
Published in another edition 'The Large English Atlas ... London: Printed and Sold by John Bowles, at the Black Horse, in Cornhill; Carington Bowles, next the Chapter House, in St. Paul's Church-Yard, and Robert Sayer, at the Buck, in Fleet-Street,' about 1764.
Published in another edition 'The Large English Atlas ... Printed and Sold by Carington Bowles, Map and Print Seller, at No.69, in St. Paul's Church-Yard. MDCCLXVII.' ie 1767.
Published in another edition 'The Large English Atlas ... Printed and Sold by Robert Sayer, Map and Printseller, at No 53, in Fleet-Street.' or 'Le Grand Atlas Anglois: Ou, Nouveau Receuil Des Cartes De Toutes Les Provinces D'Angleterre Et De La Principaute De Galles, ... Chez Robert Sayer, Marchand de Cartes & d'Etampes dans Fleet-Street, No.53.' about 1767.
Published in another edition 'The Large English Atlas ... Printed and Sold by Robert Wilkinson, at No.58, in Cornhill, Successor to Mr. John Bowles, deceased.' about 1779.
Published in another edition 'The Large English Atlas ... By Emanuel Bowen ... Thomas Kitchin, and Others. London: Printed and Sold by Robert Wilkinson, at No.58, in Cornhill, Successor to Mr. John Bowles, deceased.' about 1785.
Published in 'The Large English Atlas: ... Drawn From The Several Surveys Hitherto Published. To which are added, a Map of the Country 35 miles round London, a Plan of London and Westminster, and general Maps of Scotland and Ireland, From the latest and best Authorities. The Whole Engraved on 50 Copper Plates ... Laid Down On A Large Scale ... By Emanuel Bowen, Thomas Kitchin, Captain Andrew Armstrong, and Others. London. Printed for Robert Sayer, Map, Chart, And Printseller, No.53, Fleet-Street. MDCCLXXXVII.' ie 1787.
The map was issued, bound in an atlas or loose, by Bowles and Carver, Laurie and Whittle, and Robert Wilkinson, from 1790s-1820s.
The imprint is for R Wilkinson, Laurie and Whittle, and Bowles and Carver.
The map was published in a reduced form in the Royal English Atlas, about 1764.
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