Book Description

Ordnance Survey Map of Manchester and the Neighbourhood with the Railways, originally published by Ordnance Survey under the direction of Colby at the Tower of London 1848 and updated and amended by George Simms of Manchester. On folding linen in 21 sections, size 79 by 67 cm. Scale one inch to the mile. Sheet LXXXI-SW. Covers an area from Horwich across to Clowes Moss and the tunnel through the Pennines in the north and from Little Leigh to Combs Moss and the Peak Railway in the south. Folds into original stiff boards with Simms label to the front. The map includes the existing railways and also shows several lines in the course of construction such as the Manchester South District, and the Liverpool Extension- plus and the Macclesfield and Knutsford railway (which seems to have remained on the drawing board). Spine and edges of the boards slightly rubbed but map VG condition
Author Simms
Date 1848
Binding Stiff boards
Publisher Ordnance Survey
Condition VG

Price: £65.00

Offered by Arthur Hook

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