Title: Map of England & Wales Divided into Counties...
Publisher: S.Lewis & Co.
Publication Date: 1840
Book Condition: Very Good
Original colour. A four-sheet map of England and Wales, drawn by R. Creighton, engraved by John Dower, in fine original colour, with a list of dioceses with coats of arms, a table of distances by sea and a large vignette view of the General Post Office in London, engraved by H.Griffiths after Thomas Allom. Dissected and laid on linen, each 1040 x 860mm, folded into original verdant green morocco gilt covers (hinges & corners slightly rubbed with short splits at the head of one of the four covers). Very good, early example of this highly impressive and one of the largest maps of England to appear in the 19th century. Seller Inventory # 5223