A New Map of England & Wales Projected upon the Trigonometrical Operations made for the General Survey of the Kingdom 1830
A New Map of England & Wales Projected upon the Trigonometrical Operations made for the General Survey of the Kingdom by James Wyld, London 1st. January 1830. On folding linen in two sheets, each in 24 sections, size 62.5 by 95 cm. Scale ten miles to the inch. With a key to features including turnpike roads, mail roads, railways, rivers, navigable canals gentlemen’s seats, towns, cities, villages etc. plus the principal stations of the Trignometrical Survey. There is also a table listing about 100 mountains and peaks that gives their altitude and locations. Hand coloured. One of the earliest maps to show the first railways. Folds into original slipcase with title and publisher’s label to the front. Slight offsetting to some sea areas but overall map and case in VG condition.
Binding Map on linen in slipcase