Bikes – Update

Thought it time to have an update on my flirtation with cycling, my last post was still a little speculative and brimming with enthusiasm and hope, so was it justified? Well since then I’ve had a total hip replacement, and lengthy recovery period, which meant 6 months or so without venturing out at all. That got me to early spring…

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Emanuel Bowen: Russia 1767

A continuing series of posts to highlight my small antique map collection (after a bit of a hiatus). All scans are taken directly from an original copy, not a reproduction. Map of Denmark taken from Emanuel Bowen’s “A Complete System of Geography”, first published in 1747, but shop I bought this from claimed it was 1767 so possibly a later…

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Emanuel Bowen: Denmark 1767

A continuing series of posts to highlight my small antique map collection (after a bit of a hiatus). All scans are taken directly from an original copy, not a reproduction. Map of Denmark taken from Emanuel Bowen’s “A Complete System of Geography”, first published in 1747, but shop I bought this from claimed it was 1767 so possibly a later…

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Benjamin Pitts Capper: Buckinghamshire 1813

A continuing series of posts to highlight my small antique map collection (after a bit of a hiatus). All scans are taken directly from an original copy, not a reproduction. Map of Buckinghamshire taken from B.P. Capper’s “A Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom” published in 1813.

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