Map of the Country Twenty-Two Miles Round London 1783 (1783)

Wallis

Map of the Country Twenty-Two Miles Round London compiled from Actual Surveys on a scale of Half an Inch to a Mile

Published: 1783

Date: 1783

Map of the Country Twenty-Two Miles Round London compiled from Actual Surveys on a scale of Half an Inch to a Mile by Wallis, published by J Wallis, London 1783. Engraved by Woodman and Mutlow. On folding linen in 16 sections. Covers an area that has Ware in the extreme north; Redhill in the south; Slough in the west and Tilbury in the east. Heights shown by shading or hachuring. Some hand-colouring. A series of feint circular lines are shown at regular intervals from the city and according to text around the borders of the map “the circular lines measure from St. Pauls, the first Line being Five Miles”. A detailed map which shows roads, settlements, rivers, parks, woods, great houses , county boundaries etc. Four small clear stains or foxing marks. The reverse is foxed and has been strengthened at two folds with archival quality tape. Good condition.

Illustrated
Some hand-colouring

Condition
Good

£245

Offered by Arthur Hook