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Old Map of Kent by Badeslade and Toms 1741

Kent, Badeslade and Toms, from Chrographia Britanniae, c. 1741, 153 x 153mm, £59.00

Kent by Badeslade 174218th century map of Kent
Kent by Badelsade and Toms
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Kent by Thomas Badeslade and William Henry Toms. Includes Text and key, 'Published by the Proprietors T. Badeslade and W. H. Toms Sept. 29th 1741'. from Chorographia Britanniae or a set of Maps of all the Counties.

Features London, Deptford, Sevenoaks, Dartford, Tunbridge, Gravesend, Maidstone, Romney, Canterbury Folkestone, Dover and Deal.

Condition: Good imprint, close margins, uncoloured.

Title: An antique map of Kent
Medium: Hand coloured engraving. Image Size: 153 x 153mm,6 x 6 " approx.
Order No. 2833 Price: £59.00 Paper Size: 153 x 153mm,6 x 6 " approx..
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Biography:
Thomas Badeslade (fl. 1719 - 45)
A noted surveyor and engineer concerned with the waterway improvements, especially of the reclamation of the Fens. He also preparedthe maps for Chrographia Britanniae, a series of small county maps produced for George II for an intended royal tour of England and Wales. Each map, engraved by William Henry Toms, has a column of historical and topical notes of local interest. The atlas appeared in 1742, but many of the maps are dated 1741, it was advertisedc regularly and was soon being retailed by twenty-six booksellers. It was the first eighteenth century county atlas to be pocket size.

Eighteenth century map of Kent by Thomas Badeslade and William Henry Toms.

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