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Warwickshire

In his History of the QTP (1987) Carr reported that he had published three editions of a map of Warwickshire. Three have been seen, including what is probably one of the earliest county maps, designed by Carr in 1967 with his son, Robert.


(Last updated on 7/12/2020)



MAP-WAR1: First edition


Publisher: Published at 27 Mill Dale Road, Kettering, 4995

Year: 1967

ISBN: none

Limitation: none specified, but more than 199

Size: 510 x 330 mm

Paper: white card

Colophon: none

Signed: no information

Proofs where: AH (map)

Notes: The map was Drawn by R.D. & J.L. Carr during September and October 1967 with some Warwickshire people, by birth or living long there, in mind.

There is no limitation but the proof seen is numbered 199. It is unusual in that the sheet number and signature are written in pencil.


Image of map

Image of map (click to enlarge)


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Detail of limitation (click to enlarge)




MAP-WAR2: Second edition


Publisher: J.L. Carr, 27 Mill Dale Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire

Year: November 1970

ISBN: 0900847115

Limitation: 526 sheets

Size: 526 x 488 mm (proof sheet)

Paper: no information

Colophon: sun face and address, lower left corner

Signed: no information

Proofs where: AH (map & proof), British Library (proof, split in two; acc date 3 Jun 71)

Notes: The quotation at the base:

May those that love us, love us. And those that don't love us, may God turn their hearts. And if he don't turn their hearts, may he turn their ankles so we shall know them by their limping.

The same quotation was used on the second edition. The map is different in some details: on the right is a glass engraving; to the lower left is a standing man.


Image of map

Image of map (click to enlarge)


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MAP-WAR3: Third edition


Publisher: J.L. Carr, 27 Mill Dale Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire

Year: 1974

ISBN: none

Limitation: 574 sheets

Size: 628 x 414 mm

Paper: thin white card

Colophon: sun face only with address to right, lower left

Signed: below limitation and lower margin

Proofs where: AH (map & proof)

Notes:

In this edition the man to the left has been removed and the glass engraving to the right has been replaced with an drawing of a cross which once stood in Coventry.

The quotation at base is the same as the second edition.


Image of map

Image of map (click to enlarge)


Photo of limitation

Detail of limitation (click to enlarge)