THE VERY RARE FIRST STATE. This map of the county of Surrey is one of a series first published in ‘The Political Magazine’ between 1782 and 1790, all carry the name of the engraver, John Lodge (fl.1755-96). First appearing in 1780 the ‘Political Magazine’ was published by John Bew. However from October 1789 it was in the hands of Robert Butters. It is the imprint of Butters which appears below the map along with the published date of 30 June 1790. The magazine’s last issue was in December 1791. A rare map. Chubb 249; Jolly I POL 145; Worms & Baynton-Williams (2011).