OGILBY, John. The Continuation of the Road from London to Barwick beginning at York and extending to Chester in ye Street.
Original copper plate engraving as published in Britannia, Volume the first: or, an Illustration of the Kingdom of England and Dominion of Wales, printed by the author at his house in White-Fryers, 1675. 420 x 520 mm.
John Ogilby (November 1600 – 4 September 1676) was a Scottish translator, impresario and cartographer. Best known for publishing the first British road atlas, he was also a successful translator, noted for publishing his work in handsome illustrated editions.In addition he was his Majesty's cosmographer, and master of his Majesty's revels in the Kingdom of Ireland.