Antique map of Kent by Reuben Ramble c. 1845
Back to: Kent
Publication: from Reuben Ramble's Travels Through the Counties of England
Description: Map originally engraved for Thomas Crabb in 1819 for publication in a set of cards. Republished in 1845 by Ramble, he added lithographed illustrations around the map featuring topographical and genre representations of the County - scarce. This map is supplied with the accompanying text which is also very scarce.
Features: London, Deptford, Sevenoaks, Dartford, Tunbridge, Gravesend, Maidstone, Romney, Canterbury Folkestone, Dover and Deal.
Condition: Good bold imprint, slight age discolouration, offsetting from accompanying text.
Image size: 160 x 195mm
Order No. 2834
A pseudonym for the Rev. Samuel Clark, Rector of Eaton-Bishop who published under the name Sam Clark. Produced his atlas 'Reuben Ramble's Travels' which was designed to appeal to children. Some of the additional lithographed illustration also appear in the 'The Child's Treasury of Amusement and Knowledge; or, Reuben Rambles's Picture Lessons' (London Darton and Clark c. 1846)