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Moule’s Map of Cumberland

SKU: 7878
£75.00

Title:
Moule’s Map of Cumberland

Date of publication:
c.1845

Printed Measurement:
19.5 x 26 cm

Colour:
modern

Mapmaker(s):

  • Thomas Moule
  • Cumberland

    Steel engraving, 19.5 x 26 cm, modern hand-colour, short tear closed without loss, blank verso. A map of Cumberland by Moule, a bookseller, writer on heraldry and publisher who commissioned what is generally considered to be the last really decorative series of English county maps. They were first issued in monthly parts with a simple single-colour wash between 1830-37, but were issued black and white thereafter, mostly being used to illustrate editions of English Counties Delineated and Barclay's Dictionary.