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Antique City Map of Chester dated 1805

Georgian Chester city mapOxford old city plan by Cole and Roper
Chester Cole and Roper 1805
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Detailed Georgian town map of Chester. Garden and park layouts illustrated. Engraved by John Roper from a drawing by George Roper under the direction of E.W. Bayley for 'The Beauties of England and Wales. 'London Published for the Proprietors by Verner, Hood & Sharpe, Poultry, Dec. 1st 1805.

Vignette of Ancient Towers and City Wall.by J. Storer

Condition: Good paper and imprint, later hand colouring, generous margins.

Title: An antique city map of Chester dated December 1st 1805.
Medium: Hand coloured engraving. Image Size: 185 x 235mm, 7.25 x 9.25 " approx.
Order No. 2844 Price: £80.00 Paper Size: 360 x 247mm, 14 x 9.75 " approx.
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John Roper (fl. 1800 - 1825).
A line engraver who worked in collaboration with artists and cartographers including George Cole and George Young on the British Atlas which was composed of maps and town plans by Cole and others and engraved by Roper to accompany J. Britton and E. W. Bayley's The Beauties of England and Wales. This was a topographic work published in parts with maps usually separate, ie; not included.
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Early 19th century antique town map of Chester City by John Roper.

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