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A Geological Map Of England And Wales ...
J. & C.Walker - London - - 98 x 140 - Original colour - A magnificent geological map, dissected and laid on linen, "Showing Also The Inland Navigation By Means Of Rivers And Canals With Their Elevation In Feet Above The Sea, Together With The Rail Roads & Principal Roads". With a multitude of colours, each applied by hand, showing the mineralogical make-up of the country, this map also has the addition of transport links at the time - a comprehensive record of industrial development. Towns such as Sheffield and Manchester are shown at the centre of coal fields with extensive transport links in place by the time of this map publication. Also included is a coloured cross section from "St George's Channel to the German Ocean". An impressive and attractive map from the earliest period of geological mapmaking. Enclosed in original slipcase with label - a little worn.
      [Bookseller: Jonathan Potter Limited]
Last Found On: 2010-11-05           Check availability:      Direct From Bookseller    


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