Engraved by Thomas Kitchin from survey maps corrected from astronomical observations. Map with hand-coloured outline, cartouche with vignette, county coat of arms, and coloured borders, 8 1/2" x 6 1/4", plus approx. 1/2" margins. A clean colourful copy with Severn River in torquoise and especially bright and colourful vignette of milkmaid and cows. Kitchin was one of the most famous map-engravers of his day, regularly publishing maps in "The London Magazine", as well as contributing maps to books of the period. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Glocestershire. Hand-coloured Map (mid-18th ...
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