Set of 4 Wyld Railway Maps of England & Wales 1850 (c.1850)

Wyld

Railway Map of England, Wales and Scotland Drawn from the Triangulation of the Ordnance Survey, the Survey of the Railway Companies And other information

Published: 1850

Date: c.1850

Railway Map of England, Wales and Scotland Drawn from the Triangulation of the Ordnance Survey, the Survey of the Railway Companies And other information Showing the Lines of railways with their Stations and Sections of Railways, The Inland Navigation, Great and Cross Roads, Cities, Market Towns and Villages by J Wyld, Geographer to the Queen and Prince Albert. Published by Wyld, London circa 1850. A set of four large folding maps on linen bound in stiff black cloth-covered boards with a gold-stamped title to the front, each 100 by 68 cm, and each in 25 sections. Scale seven miles to the inch. Over 40 separate linear sections are also included in sea areas around the outer edges of the map to show the gradients of the major railways and their principal branches. Some hand-colouring. A key provides information on railways completed; railways in progress; cities; market towns; villages; turnpike roads; rivers; canals; county borders and crossroads. All four have new spines, the SW, SE and NW sections are in their original boards and the NE section has matching new boards. A very detailed map in VG condition.

Note
Complete set of four

Condition
VG

Binding
Linen backed

£650

Offered by Arthur Hook