[ISHMap-List] New additions to Cambridge Digital Library - Speed and Waterloo
aemt2 at cam.ac.uk
Thu Apr 9 11:29:17 CEST 2015
Cambridge University Library is pleased to announced that images from
its proof copy of John Speed's "Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine"
(one of only 5 known copies) have been placed in Cambridge University
Library's Digital Library, where much enhanced viewing is possible. See
http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/view/PR-ATLAS-00002-00061-00001/1 (in the next
release, the contents list will be rearranged into a slightly more
Some maps are slight different to the published version, and of
particular note is the map of Cheshire which was completely re-engraved
Also new in the Digital Library are some images of items relating to the
Battle of Waterloo in 1815, including maps and plans issued to accompany
William Siborne’s standard work on Waterloo, "History of the war in
France and Belgium, in 1815" on which, if you get the light to shine the
right way, the relief is really accentuated.
Head of Map Department, Cambridge University Library, West Road,
Cambridge CB3 9DR
Tel: 01223-333041. Fax: 01223-333160. email: aemt2 at cam.ac.uk
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