The Roads through England delineated

(Road map.) OGILBY (John)

The Roads through England delineated

or, Ogilby's Survey, revised, improved, and reduced to a size portable for the pocket by Senex. Distinctly laid down on one hundred & one copper plates ............

Description: parallel French and English engraved title-pages, preliminaries in letterpress, 101 engraved mapsl oblong 4to, original limp wallet-style calf, folded over, 18th-century French paper label completed in ink, vestige of string tie

Publication Details: Paris: [Georges-Louis] Le Rouge, 1759

Notes: A rare French version of Ogilby, Cambridge and Edinburgh only in ESTC, a fine example in its original binding, folded for the pocket. Georges-Louis Le Rouge was military engineer and geographer to Louis XV. He was also a prolific engraver, editor, and mapseller.

Bibliography: (Fordham p. 24; ESTC T231334)

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Price: £1,500

Subject: Travel & Topography

Published Date: 1759

Stock Number: 65759

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