NORDEN (JOHN) Speculi Britanniae Pars. A Topographical Description of Cornwall, 1728
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NORDEN (JOHN) Speculi Britanniae Pars. A Topographical Description of Cornwall, 1728
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NORDEN (JOHN)
Speculi Britanniae Pars. A Topographical Description of Cornwall, additional engraved title with architectural border, dedication leaf, 9 double-page maps, and one plate, occasional spotting, marbled endpapers, tear to outside margin of pages 35-42 and upper corner of pages 103 and 104 not affecting text, occasional underlining in pen and ink, contemporary half calf, worn, 4to, William Pearson, for the Editor, 1728

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  • Norden's maps featured two cartographical innovations still in use today, marginal grid reference numbers and symbols to denote sand-dunes (Quixley).
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