Book Description

large plan engraved by John Cary, printed on 2 sheets, joined, with slight browning along the horizontal join, a few minor repairs to occasional small splits on old folds
Dealer Notes
large wall map of Manchester and Salford, title and descriptive text panel upper left, a strip road map from London to Manchester inset upper right, ‘Plan of Manchester and Salford taken about 1650’ inset lower left, and ‘A Map of the Country round Manchester from Actual Survey’ inset lower right, a large compass rose centre left, with north oriented to the lower left. The plan was first issued by Charles Laurent in 1793, but the plates were acquired later the same year by Thomas Stockdale, who issued it folded into ‘A Description of the Country from Thirty to Forty Miles Round Manchester’ by John Aikin, published in 1795
Author Laurent (Charles)
Date 1793
Publisher John Stockdale, London

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