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Cartographer: Christopher Saxton
Title: : Essexiae Comitat' Nova Vera ac Absoluta Descriptio
Date: 1576      Size: 20 x 16 inches
Published: London
Description: RARE. The first printed map of Essex. Engraved in 1576 and published in Saxton's "Atlas of the Counties of England and Wales", in 1579. Original hand colour. [Skelton 1]
Map Ref: ESSEX276
Cartographer: John Speed
Title: : Essex, devided into its Hundreds, with the most antient and fayre Towne Colchester Described and other memorable Monuments observed
Date: 1614      Size: 21 x 15 inches
Published: London
Description: Essex. An extraordinary map of the county from the second edition of Speed's seminal atlas, 'The Theatre of Great Britaine'. Vignette of Colchester. English text on verso.
Map Ref: ESSEX1252
Cartographer: William Kip
Title: : Essexia
Date: 1637      Size: 14 x 11 inches
Published: London
Description: Attractive early county map of Essex engraved by William Kip for William Camden's "Brittania", a history of Great Britain and one of the most important early books published in Britain. [Skelton 23]
Map Ref: ESSEX1243
Cartographer: Jan Blaeu
Title: : Essexia Comitatvs
Date: c. 1645      Size: 20 x 16 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Grand Dutch Golden Age map of Essex with panel of coats of arms and decorative cartouche. Fine original colour. Latin text on verso. [Skelton, R. A.: 28]
Map Ref: ESSEX1183
Cartographer: Jan Jansson
Title: : Essexiae Descriptio : The Description of Essex
Date: c. 1647      Size: 19 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Dutch Golden Age map of Essex with coats of arms and elaborate cartouche. German text on verso. Coloured[Skelton, R. A.: 40]
Map Ref: ESSEX1245
Cartographer: Richard Blome
Title: : A Mapp of ye County of Essex
Date: 1673      Size: 13 x 10 inches
Published: London
Description: Attractive and rare map of Essex divided into Hundreds and embellished with ships. The dedication is particularly attractive, being supported by two large sea monsters.
Map Ref: ESSEX1274
Cartographer: John Speed
Title: : Essex
Date: 1676      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: London
Description: Striking and celebrated county map of Essex with inset plan of Colchester. Published by Bassett & Chiswell. English text on verso. Coloured. [Skelton, R. A.: 18]
Map Ref: ESSEX1275
Cartographer: John Ogilby
Title: : The Roads from Chelmsford in Essex to St. Edmonds-Bury in Suffolk & Saffron-Walden in Essex
Date: 1698      Size: 17 x 13 inches
Published: London
Description: Chelmsford to Saffron Walden. Early coloured road map in Ogilby's distinctive "ribbon" style.
Map Ref: ESSEX1221
Cartographer: Bowen & Owen
Title: : A Map of Essex
Date: 1720      Size: 5 x 7 inches
Published: London
Description: Essex. Decorative county map, with description and distances. Coloured.
Map Ref: ESSEX1259
Cartographer: Herman Moll
Title: : Essex
Date: 1724      Size: 13 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: Boldly engraved map of Essex with illustrated borders featuring ancient coins found in archaeological digs and Deneholes. Original colour.
Map Ref: ESSEX1239
Cartographer: Emanuel Bowen
Title: : An Accurate Map of the County of Essex
Date: c. 1760      Size: 28 x 21 inches
Published: London
Description: Superb county map of Essex, from Bowen's landmark survey of Georgian England. Surrounded by fascinating descriptions of the towns, industry and nobility in the county. Original hand colour.
Map Ref: ESSEX1225
Cartographer: Antonio Zatta
Title: : Provinicia di Essex
Date: 1779      Size: 11 x 8 inches
Published: Venice
Description: County map of Essex with Zatta's typical illustrated cartouche. Original outline colour.
Map Ref: ESSEX1262
Cartographer: Capt. Greenvile Collins
Title: : Harwich
Date: 1785      Size: 22 x 18 inches
Published: London
Description: Chart of the Essex coast centring on Harwich and dedicated to Samuel Pepys.
Map Ref: ESSEX1237
Cartographer: John Seller
Title: : Essex
Date: 1787      Size: 6 x 5 inches
Published: London
Description: Essex. Miniature county map. Coloured.
Map Ref: ESSEX1263
Cartographer: John Harrison
Title: : A New Accurate and Correct Map of Essex
Date: 1788      Size: 18 x 14 inches
Published: London
Description: Elegant county map of Essex and the mouth of the River Thames. Divided into Hundreds, including East London and marking major towns. Coloured.
Map Ref: ESSEX1228
Cartographer: John Cary
Title: : Essex
Date: 1793      Size: 10 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: Fine late 18th Century county map of Essex and the mouth of the River Thames, showing the developing road network and mapping country estates. Original colour.
Map Ref: ESSEX1240