Frontispiece and map of the New Forest, taken from a book called Historical Inquiries concerning Forests and Forest Laws, with Topographical Remarks, upon the Ancient and Modern State of The New Forest, in The County of Southampton by Percival Lewis in 1811.
The book does not have any other illustrations of general interest, but the text is fascinating.
Historical Inquiries / concerning / Forests and Forest Laws, / with / Topographical Remarks, / upon the / Ancient and Modern State / of / The New Forest, / in / The County of Southampton. / By / Percival Lewis, Esq. F.A.S. / “Non mea quidem spe, sed diligentia / solummodo.” / London: / Printed for T. Payne, [...] [more...]
Map of the New Forest and surrounding area, published in 1811; it shows Christchurch Bay and the Southampton River to the South, Titchfield and Owselbury to the East, Christchurch and Cranborne to the West, going up to the edge of Salisbuty Plain and Standlinch in the North. The map is [...] [more...]
A snapshot I took showing the book open at the title page and frontispiece.
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