Antique City Map of Chester dated 1805
Publication: 'The Beauties of England and Wales.' Published for the Proprietors by Verner, Hood & Sharpe, Poultry.
Date: Dec. 1st 1805
Description: 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, London. Vignette of Ancient Towers and City Wall.by J. Storer
Condition: Trimmed to border, marks to bottom, laid on paper with some repairs. Later hand colouring. Priced accordingly.
Image size: 180 x 235mm,
7 x 9.25" approx.
Order No. 3313
Georgian Town Plan of Chester by Cole and Roper
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.