First Edition ‘District’ Map of Greater London

£250.00

The “District” Map of Greater London and Environs (1st edition)

In stock

Folding map, sheet size 67 x 106.5 cm, printed in colours, laid on linen as issued, light wear along folds, folding into worn pictorial card covers, with owner’s signature ‘C. Smith’. Approximate extent from Epsom to Enfield and from Windsor to Grays, with inset of the Henley and Reading section.

The District Railway was one of the earliest underground lines: the stretch of track from South Kensington to Westminster was opened in 1868. The District company’s lines are shown in red, all other railways are shown in blue, and railways under construction are also marked.

Title

First Edition ‘District’ Map of Greater London

Mapmaker(s)

Metropolitan District Railway

Publisher

Sampson Low, Marston & Company Ltd

Place of publication

London

Date of publication

1904

Colour

original

Printed Area Measurements

67 x 106.5 cm [sheet size]