Sussex - Antique Map by Robert Morden circa 1722
Sussex - Antique Map by Robert Morden circa 1722
Sussex - Antique Map by Robert Morden circa 1722

'Sussex' - Antique Map by Robert Morden, circa 1722


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Antique map of Sussex, first published in William Camden's 'Britannia' in 1695.
This is the issue of circa 1722, with the addition of extra place names, and alteration to some names.
Three scales of miles - 'great', 'middle' and 'small'. Some main roads are shown. Old hand (but not original) colours.
Between about 1675 and his death in 1703, Morden was based in London. His output was large and varied. His best-known maps were first published in a new edition of Camden'"Britannia" in 1695, and subsequently reissued several times throughout the 18th century. These maps were based on new information from each county, and were newly engraved. Each had a decorated cartouche. Morden also produced in 1701 a series of smaller county maps often known as Miniature Mordens.
Mounted. Unframed.

Print size: 41.5cm x 34cm
Mount size: 58.5cm x 53cm