Cruchley’s New Map of England and Wales, published by Cruchley, London 1827. On folding linen in 25 sections, size 98 by 69 cm. Scale 10 miles to the inch. Includes an inset map of the Scilly Isles. Hand-coloured. Heights shown by shading. A key provides information on canals, roads- including turnpike roads, Roman roads, mail roads-, post towns, castles, tunnels etc. -and there are tables of data on hundreds of towns and cities that include information on market days, distances from London, their population in 1801, 1811 and 1821, and counties with population figures from 1700, 1750 and 1801. Folds into marbled covers and into the original Cruchley slipcase (rubbed). Map in Vg condition.
Binding Map on linen in slipcase