Chester to Holywell c1719
Small Antique Road Map by Thomas Gardner c1719 Shrewsbury, Wrexham, Holywell, Chester, Flint. Holywell. Dedicated to Sir Thomas Conway (Sheet 98)
"A pocket guide to the English traveller: Being a compleat survey and measurement of all the principal roads and most considerable cross roads in England and Wales. In one hundred copper plates." by Thomas Gardner. Printed for J Tonson at Shakespeare’s Head over against Katherine Street in the Strand and J Watts at the printing office in Wild Court near Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London.
Good Condition with later fine detail hand wash and outline colour blank to verso, some general age tone. Original copper plate engraved on light weight hand laid paper. Some small sheet edge tear/repairs to verso
Engraved image remains good. Engraved area approx: 10.5" X 7" (270mm x 180mm)
A genuine antique map over 300 years old.