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The Mapping of North America

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A superb, extremely rare , separately published two-sheet plan of the town of Pontefract in Yorkshire. It is drawn at the scale of 2 inches to 100 feet. Paul Jollage was the surveyor about whom little else is known, it is the only work attributed to him in Tooley’s Dictionary. It was engraved by John Pine (1690?-1756) in London, a highly skilled craftsman. Eden (1975); Worms & Baynton-Williams (2011).

A Plan of Pontefract in York-Shire Pontefract, or Broken-bridge, commonly call'd Pont-freit, which arose out of the Ruins of Legeolium ...

London, 1742
685 x 1205 mm., in two sheets, minor splits to old folds, otherwise in good conditoin.
Stock number: 7176


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