The Environs, or Countries Twenty Miles Round London

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Hand-drawn map of 20 counties around London in 1761. Various buildings and features are marked on the map pictorally.

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Kitchin, Thomas 1761.

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  • Kitchin, Thomas "Drawn from Accurate Surveys. By Thomas Kitchin, Geographer."

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Description

Hand-drawn map of 20 counties around London in 1761. Various buildings and features are marked on the map pictorally.

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1 map

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  • London and its environs described. Containing an account of whatever is most remarkable for grandeur, elegance, curiosity or use, in the city and in the country twenty miles round it. Comprehending also whatever is most material in the history and anitquities of this great metropolis. Decorated and illustrated with a great number of views in perspective, engraved from original drawings, taken on purpose for this work. Together with a plan of London, a map of the environs, and several other useful cuts., 914.21 L846

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  • 1761

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  • Dec. 1, 2010, 1:24 p.m.

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  • Dec. 3, 2010, 8:30 p.m.

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Kitchin, Thomas. The Environs, or Countries Twenty Miles Round London, map, 1761; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29423/: accessed July 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.