Antique Maps, Charts, Plans, Atlases, Globes and Reference Books

you are viewing prices in Pounds Sterling

Click to view prices in other currencies

map search

SecurityMetrics for PCI Compliance, QSA, IDS, Penetration Testing, Forensics, and Vulnerability Assessment


Send a link to this page to a friend

Sections marked with a * can't be left blank. Read our privacy statement.

*your name
*your e-mail address
*your friend's name
*your friend's e-mail address
 your message
 would you like a copy of your e-mail?

Do you know somebody who might be interested in this map? Click the button if you'd like to e-mail a link to this page.

The Road From The City Of Salisbury ... To Campden [Plate 85]

hover the cursor over image to pan/zoom, or click the image to view a larger version

The Road From The City Of Salisbury ... To Campden [Plate 85] : J. Ogilby

click here to view a large version in a separate window

Ribbon style road map via Marlborough and Burford from Salisbury to Chipping Campden in Gloucestershire. The cartouche, depicting hunting pack of dogs , is most attractively painted. John Ogilby (1600-1676) had a variety of colourful careers (not invariably ending in disaster) before he embarked on a career as a surveyor and cartographer. He was a sometimes dancing master, poet, translator, historian, printer, publisher, Royal Cosmographer (1671), Master of the King's Revels in Ireland, founder manager and director of Dublin's first theatre and surveyor to the City of London, as well as a cartographer! Ogilby is perhaps best known for this series of road-maps entitled the "Britannia", which was the first road-atlas of any country, published in 1675. Besides being very detailed for the period, the maps being at the newly accepted statute mile to one inch, the concept of depicting roads in linear form, with symbols defining gradients, forests, parks, woods and rivers became a standard for centuries to come. This map crosses many county boundaries passing through Salisbury Plain before various Corswold villages are encountered. A very attractive and interesting map.
mapmaker: J. Ogilby  
place and date of publication: London 1675-
medium and colour: copperplate, Coloured
size in mm: 340 by 445mm (13.5 by 17.5 inches).
ref: 41924

Price: £ 300

return to English County Maps B-K

You might also like

Glocestria Ducatus; Vulgo Glocestershire
Glocestria Ducatus; Vulgo Glocestershire
by J. Blaeu
price: £ 460
by R. Blome / T. Taylor
price: £ 120
An Exact Delineation Of The Famous Cittie Of Bristoll...
An Exact Delineation Of The Famous Cittie Of Bristoll...
by J. Millerd
price: £ 450
by Coalport?
price: £ 240