An antique map in original colours of the English county of Leicestershire. Below the map is a description of the county from 1787. The maps from this series were originally engraved in c.1694 for John Seller's 'Anglia Contracta'. Nearly a century later, the plates were given a new lease of life when they were amended and printed on a page of historical text for Francis Grose's 'Antiquities' series, as is this example. This edition 1787.
Text verso. Mounted. Ready to frame.
Print size: 21.5cm x 15cm
Mount size: 36.5cm x 29.5cm