A Correct Map Of The City Of Bath
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A well engraved, detailed and interesting map of Bath from "The Improved Bath Guide ... Describing ... Particulars Necessary To The Visitor Or Resident". This fine little map extends from Sion Hill to Green Park and across town to Claremont Buildings, east Hayes in outline, and to Widcombe and the canal. Development east of the river shows the proposed plans for Frances Square and development of today's Recreation Ground area and of the buildings, now replaced, between Bath Cricket Club Ground, and the soon to be built railway. The area of Manvers Street shows an intended development of a further square and terraces. The City coats of arms are shown at top left, the titlepiece at lower right and a numbered key identifies 39 major buildings within the map, number 1 - Abbey Church, number 39 - Poor Girls Asylum. Old folds reinforced but a good example.
mapmaker: S. Simms
place and date of publication: Bath 1825
medium and colour: copperplate, uncolouredref: 43284
size in mm: 210 by 210mm (8.25 by 8.25 inches).
Price: £ 260
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