23. Jonas Moore's Mapp of the Great Levell of the Fenns 1658. Facsimile and digital images including 1684 and 1706 edition, accompanying text by Frances Willmoth and Elizabeth Stazicker


23.  Jonas Moore's Mapp of the Great Levell of the Fenns 1658.  Facsimile and digital images including 1684 and 1706 edition, accompanying text by Frances Willmoth and Elizabeth Stazicker

Reprint of this famous 16-sheet map from the one surviving copy that includes arms of the promoters of fen drainage.

A colour reprint in sixteen sheets of the original edition of Moore's Mapp from the unique copy in the National Archives, together with a CD containing a digital copy of that edition and of the 1684 reprint by Moses Pitt and the 1706 reprint by Christopher Brown. An accompanying booklet discusses Moore and his place in the history of cartography and provides biographical details of the men whose arms appear around the 1658 map.

The 1658 map is reproduced from the original in the National Archives (MPC 1/88) ; the 1684 reprint from the original in the Bodleian Library (Gough Maps Cambridgeshire 2) ; the 1706 edition is taken from an original in the Wisbech and Fenland Museum.




ISBN: 978 0 904323 25 2

Published: 2016

Price: £ 36.00

Contents

Booklet (120 pages with colour illustrations and colour coats of arms) ; facsimile map on 16 sheets plus 1 index sheet ; 1 computer disc (4 3/4 in, files in PDF format).


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Willmoth, Frances

Dr Frances Willmoth was Archivist at Jesus College, Cambridge and was affiliated to the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge. A large part of her academic life was involved with the careers of John Flamsteed (1646-1719), the first Astronomer Royal, and his patron Sir Jonas Moore (1618-1679.)

Stazicker, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Stazicker is Archivist at Ely Cathedral & The King’s School and a former Cambridgeshire County Archivist.