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Cheffin’s Map of the Railways in England & Scotland

SKU: 8584
£180.00

Title:
Cheffin’s Map of the Railways in England & Scotland

Date of publication:
c.1845

Printed Measurement:
70 x 58 cm

Colour:
original

Mapmaker(s):

  • Charles F Cheffins
  • Cheffins’s Map of the English & Scotch Railways – Cheffins’s Map of the Railways in England & Scotland, accurately delineating all the lines at present opened; and those which are in progress. Corrected to the present time. The map also shows the main roads throughout the kingdom, with the distances between the towns, forming a complete guide for the traveller and tourist.

    Lithographed folding map, 70 x 58 cm, dissected into 21 panels (including extension to include the tip of Cornwall), original hand colour in outline, and differentiating between completed railways and those under construction or proposed; folding into original green pebble-cloth covers with printed publisher’s paper label, with advertisements for Cheffins’ lithographic printing office and other maps by the same publisher on the pastedown and panel facing the pastedown. Minor wear and signs of use to both map and covers.