DERBY. Bowen’s folding map of the county of Derbyshire, 1758

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An accurate Map of the County of Derby divided into Hundreds and drawn from the best Authorities. illustrated with Historical Extracts relative to Natural Curiosities, Mines, Minerals, Trade, and Manufactures. Eman. Bowen [London], circa 1758.

Folding map, dedicated to William Cavendish, Duke of Devon, dissected, linen-mounted, approx 21 x 28 ins unfolded, contemporary outline colouring .The map folds down to size of 7 x 5ins and has a contemporary manuscript title Derby to the linen. There is no slipcase but the map remains in generally good condition with only minor damage at the extreme edges.  mar20/4

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