Berkshire, Divided into Hundreds, and the Parliamentary Divisions

Method Copper engraved with original hand colour
Artist Darton, William
Published London: William Darton & Son: Holborn Hill, 1822, but c. 1833.
Dimensions 347 x 430 mm
Notes A scarce map of Berkshire prepared by Thomas Dix and published by William Darton for A Compleate Atlas of the English Counties. The maps were issued a number of times both as an atlas and seperatly, but they are surprisingly scarce. The maps have a description of the county, refrence to the Hundreds, a list of the Market Towns and Market Days, a key, a scale of miles and an engraved vignette, in this case Windsor Castle..

William Darton (1781-1854) son of William Darton and Hannah Pace. He was an engraver, bookseller, printer, publisher, printseller an mapseller in London. He specialised in publishing educational material for children in a addition to publishing prints, jigsaws and games.

Condition: Centrefold as issued, some light offsetting.
Framing unmounted
Price £200.00
Stock ID 30819