Method Steel engraved with hand colour
Artist Roper, John after Cole, G.
Published Drawn and Engraved under the direction of E.W. Brayley. Engraved by J. Roper, from a Drawing by G. Cole, to accompany the Beauties of England & Wales. London, Published fro the Proprietors, by Vernor, Hood, & Sharpe, Poultry, Apr. 1st. 1806.
Dimensions 185 x 232 mm
Notes A detailed map of Derby from 'The Beauties of England & Wales', including a vignette of 'St Mary's Bridge and Chapel, Derby' , the Town Seal of Derby, a key to the town's churches.

John Roper (1771-c.1810) was an English engraver known to have worked from several locations in London. He engraved the maps, drawn by G.Cole, to accompany Edward W. Brayley and John Britton's partwork entitled "Beauties of England Wales". This work was published in 18 volumes between c.1804 and 1810, which was published as "The British Atlas" in 1810 by Verner, Hood and Sharpe. Roper's maps were also re-issued to illustrate the Reverend J Nightingale's "English Topography" of 1816 (and other later editions), published by Baldwin, Craddock and Joy - another publishing partnership of the nineteenth century.

Condition: Minor foxing and time toning to margins. Blank on verso.
Framing unmounted
Price £75.00
Stock ID 51537