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Pigot's Map of Middlesex

SKU: 9647
£125.00

Title:
Pigot's Map of Middlesex

Date of publication:
1838-1840

Place of publication:
London

Publisher(s):

  • Pigot & Co.
  • Colour:
    original

    Mapmaker(s):

  • James Pigot
  • This finely engraved map of Middlesex, with a vignette view of St.Pauls Cathedral, was printed from a steel plate and apparently among the first county maps to be produced this way.

    James Pigot started his career as an engraver for 'Dean's Manchester Directory', but later set up his own business publishing the 'London And Provincial New Commercial Directory'. For the third edition of 1827, a number of maps were added. In 1830, these maps were issued in supplements, ultimately forming 'Pigot & Co.'s British Atlas Of The Counties Of England ...', which was reprinted until 1857. 

    Condition & Materials

    Steel engraving, 24 x 37 cm, original hand colour, blank verso