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Rocque, John 1790 © Cartography Associates

A map of the Kingdom of Ireland (Southern section)
(London: Robert Sayer, 1790)

Information on this publication from the David Rumsey Historical Map Collection website.

Short Title: A map of the Kingdom of Ireland (Southern section)
Publisher: London: Robert Sayer
Type: Atlas Map
Obj Height cm: 63
Obj Width cm: 98
Scale 1:380,000
Note: Engraved map printed on 2 sheets comprising the southern half of a 4-sheet map. Counties in outline color. Shows classified roads with distances, etc. Relief shown pictorially. Inset map: The sea coasts of Great Britain and Ireland (scale ca. 1:5,800,000). Has ornamental cartouche and historical note. David Rumsey Collection sheets mounted together as 1 sheet.
Reference: P4300.
Country: Ireland
Full Title: (A map of the Kingdom of Ireland, divided into provinces, counties and baronies. Southern section. Shewing the archbishopricks, bishopricks, cities, boroughs, market towns, villages, barracks, mountains, lakes, bays, rivers, bridges, ferries, passes, also the great, the branch & the by post roads together with the inland navigation, by J. Rocque, Chorographer to His Majesty). London, printed for Robt. Sayer, opposite Fetter Lane, Fleet Street, (1790?)
List No: 0411.015
Page No: 11
Series No: 17
Publication Author: Kitchin, Thomas
Pub Date: 1790
Pub Title: A general atlas, describing the whole universe: being a complete collection of the most approved maps extant; corrected with the greatest care, and augmented from the latest discoveries. The whole being an improvement of the maps of D'Anville and Robert. Engraved in the best manner on sixty-two copper-plates, by Thomas Kitchin, Senior, and Others. London: printed For Robert Sayer, no. 53, Fleet-Street, (1790).
Pub Reference: P4300.
Pub Note: Late issue. Many of the maps are double sheet. This atlas was later expanded to become the New Universal Atlas (see David Rumsey Collection copy). Some of these maps also appeared in the American Atlas by Jefferys. There are actually 23 large maps, on 35 connected sheets, produced from 62 copper plates. Maps are hand painted with outline and full color and bound in half leather tan marbled paper covered boards with "General Atlas" stamped in gold on the spine. Inscription inside front cover in pen-and-ink: R. Sayer pub, 53 Fleet ... 8th, 1791 ...
Pub List No: 0411.000
Pub Type: World Atlas
Pub Maps: 35
Pub Height cm: 55
Pub Width cm: 41
Image No: 0411015
Institution: Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement: Copyright 200

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