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STANFORD, Edward [after CRUCHLEY, G.F.].


A Map of the Environs of London Extending Twenty Five Miles fr. the Metropolis. [c.1878].

Map dimensions 88.8 x 92 cm, overall dimensions 93 x 100.5 cm. Folding map of the environs of London showing the extents from Welwyn in the north down to Edenbridge in the south and Stanford-le-Hope in the east to Windsor in the west. Full original colour, with county borders highlighted, parks and woodlands shaded green and the boundary line of the Board of Works marked out in red. Decorative scrolled border, panels to lower edge with explanation to map and imprint. Dissected into 40 sections and backed onto linen, folds into brown cloth gilt lettered covers. Yellow paper publisher’s advertisements to front pastedown and to verso of end section of map. Covers slightly worn and faded in places though generally in good condition. Occasional very minor creasing at section edges, otherwise an excellent and attractive example.

Originally published by Cruchley, this the first edition with Stanford’s imprint.

Bibliography

Hyde, D & H 299, (3). This edition not listed by Boyle, but cf. no. 294 for a similar edition.

Price £ 425.00
Stock Code F33805
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