Book Description

A MAP OF ENGLAND & WALES divided into counties, parliamentary divisions & dioceses shewing the principal roads railways rivers & canals and the seats of the nobility and gentry with the distance of each town from the General Post Office, London Projected from the triangulation for the survey made under the direction of the Honourable The Board of Ordnance on a scale of five miles to an inch and corrected to the present time Drawn by R. Creighton, Engraved by J. Dower.. Published by S. Lewis & Co. 1841 Published in 1841, this is a very large linen backed folding Hand Coloured map of England & Wales, in four parts folding down into leather covers, opened each individual part measures 41.5 inches by 35 inches approx. Put together the whole map measures 83 inches by 70 inches approx. The leather covers are rubbed and worn at edges, there has been crude strengthening repairs to the spines The map itself has a few creases at edges, mild marking and foxing, else in overall good condition A GENERALLY NICE EXAMPLE OF THIS VERY LARGE EARLY VICTORIAN HAND COLOURED MAP OF ENGLAND AND WALES
Author Very Large Four Sheet Map
Date 1841
Binding hardback
Publisher S. Lewis & Co.
Condition GOOD

Price: £250.00

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