Book Description

The Royal Mile, Edinburgh. A map displaying the whole of this Ancient Highway, with Notes on its Historic Buildings and former Inhabitants; including also Bird’s-eye view of the Castle and the Palace of Holyrood house. By J P Sayer, published by the Strand Magazine London. On paper size 26.5 by 19.5 cm. Full colour. With notes and more illustration to the reverse, part of which has the title and publisher’s details. J P Sayer was a British artist whose work included railway posters and maps, with this map being one of a series he produced for the Strand Magazine in the late 1940s. His maps combine history with humour and reflect a romantic interest in the past and a feeling of optimism for post-war Britain.Central fold. VG condition.
Author Sayer
Date 1947
Publisher Strand Magazine
Illustrator Sayer
Condition VG

Price: £40.00

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