Glamorganshire by Osborne 1748
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Title: A New and Correct Map of GLAMORGANSHIRE
Publication: Geographia Magnae Britanniae
Description: Mid 18th century map with a decorative title cartouche and compass rose.
Condition: Good paper and imprint, later hand colouring.
Image size: 145 x 170mm, 5.5 x 6.75" approx.
Order No. 3732
18th century map of Glamorganshire
John and Thomas Osborne
Published a number of cartographic works, Thomas produced an Ancient Geography in 1741, based on Honduis, they also cooperated in the production of Salmon's Modern History in 1744-46 and in 1748 they published their attractive county maps, Geographia Magnae Britanniae.
They also owned the copyright to Daniel Dafoe's A Tour Through the Whole Island of Great Britain. Subsequently the atlas was sometimes advertised as a suitable companion and proper supplement to the Dafoe book and also contained adverts for the Dafoe book in the preliminary pages.