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OAKDEN, Charles

A New Map of the Country round Leicester, Melton Mowbray & Loughborough

C. Oakden, Leicester, 1830
410 x 445 mm., early wash colour, dissected and laid on contemporary linen with marbled endpapers and publishers advert label of ‘Charles Oakden, Land Surveyor’, two small edge issues at the top, double folds as might be expected, otherwise in good condition.
A pocket sized fox hunting map ‘exhibiting the direct and cross Roads, Woods and the Fox Coverts, Canals, Towns, Villages, Hamlets, Parks and Seats of the Nobility & Gentry’. Charles Oakden is not listed in Tooley’s dictionary of mapmakers or in the British Book Trade Index. Although the advert pasted on the verso describes him as a land surveyor, the imprint states that he published the map in September 1830 and that it was sold by the geographer James Wyld in London. The whole is engraved by Sidney Hall (1788?-1831) who died just months after publication in early 1831. Deadman & Brooks (2010) pp. 186-7; Eden (1975).
Stock number: 10417
£ 100
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