Other details include hundreds (shire judicial divisions), towns, castles, rivers, and forests. Specific named features include Castle Donington, Melton Mowbray, Charnwood Forest, Bosworth, Mount Soar Hill, Lutterworth, Bowden Magna, Oakham, Waltham on the Wolds, and Harborough, as well as many more. The map has a decorative cartouche and a tripartite mileage scale. The image area measures 35.9 x 41.8 cm [14" x 16½"].
It is in very good condition, bright and clean, with a vertical center fold, as issued, narrow margins at left and right, and no marks, rips, or tears. It is blank on the back, with no printing on the reverse side. Please see the scans and feel free to ask any questions. This is an original , authentic antique map. It is not a reproduction or modern reprint, and it is fully guaranteed to be genuine.
Robert Morden was a leading English mapmaker from the last quarter of the eighteenth century. This map of Leicestershire was drawn in 1695 and was published in the 1753 edition of William Camden's Britannia, or a Chorographical Description of Great Britain and Ireland, together with the adjacent islands. It would make a handsome display in your den or office.It would also make a perfect gift, and we'll include our helpful framing tips for your reference. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. The item "Original 1753 Robert Morden Map LEICESTERSHIRE England Melton Mowbray Donington" is in sale since Wednesday, July 24, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps". The seller is "new_world_maps" and is located in Lake Worth, Florida.
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