A Map of Brighton “The Queen of Watering Places” formerly Brighthelmstone, a Fishing Village, A map by J P Sayer, published by the Strand Magazine London circa 1947. On paper size 27 by 20 cm. with a second map to the reverse containing the title in a decorative cartouche. The reverse also has an image of the Pavilion of King George IVth along with publisher’s details. Full colour. J P Sayer was a British artist whose work included railway posters and maps, with this map being one of a series he produced for the Strand Magazine in the late 1940s. His maps combine history with humour and reflect a romantic interest in the past and a feeling of optimism for post-war Britain. One central fold. Vg condition.
Publisher Strand Magazine