MISS TURNER'S ATLAS ([ 1829 - 1830 ])

Miss S Turner

MANUSCRIPT ATLAS OF COUNTY MAPS OF ENGLAND AND WALES 1829

Date: [ 1829 - 1830 ]

TURNER, Miss S. Summer Hill School 1829 and 1830. 2 vols in original gilt ruled half black Morocco with paper boards. Approx 21.5 cm x 27.8 cm. Vol 1. Dec 12th 1829, 44 leaves with 21 manuscript county maps and additional text in manuscript for each county. Vol 2, 14th June 1830, 44 leaves with 21 manuscript county maps and additional text for each county, including maps for North and South Wales. J.Whatman watermarks for 1821 and 1822. Each county map is beautifully drawn in pen and hand coloured in delicate was, with borders outlined in complimentary colours. Text for each county is carefully written in a tidy hand in ink. The books are in Very Good + condition, sound and firmly bound, and the maps generally bright and clean. A rare survival.

£1200

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