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LEWIS, Samuel.


A Topographical Dictionary of England, comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate and market towns, parishes, chapelries, and townships, and the Islands of Jersey, and Man, with historical and statistical descriptions illustrated by maps of the different counties and islands; a map of England, shewing the principal towns, roads, railways, navigable rivers, and canals; and a plan of London and its environs; embellished with engravings of the arms of the cities, bishoprics, universities, colleges, corporate towns, and boroughs; and of the seals of the several municipal corporations. [AND] A Topographical Dictionary of Wales, Comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate and market towns, parishes, chapelries, and townships, with historical and statistical descriptions embellished with engravings of the arms of the cities, bishopricks, corporate towns, and boroughs; and of the seals of the several municipal corporations...[AND] A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, comprising the several counties, islands, cities, burgh and market towns, parishes, and principal villages, with Historical and Statistical Descriptions: embellished with a large map of Scotland...[AND] A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate, market and post towns, parishes and villages, with Historical and Statistical Descriptions...[AND] View of the Representative History of England, with Engraved Plans, shewing the electoral divisions of the several counties, and the former and present boundaries of the cities and boroughs. 1840-7.

14 vols. (32.5 x 25.5 cm). Bound in publisher's blind stamped purple cloth, gilt titles and ruling to the spines, yellow coated endpapers. Book plates of S.E. Widdrington of Newton Hall to front pastedown of each volume. Illustrated with small engravings uncoloured of arms etc throughout. 92 maps in total, all with original hand colour in outline;17 fold out maps, 74 single page and 1 large map of Scotland on 6 fold out sheets. 116 full page plates with original outline colour many with multiple town plans in the 'View of the Representative History of England'. Bindings slightly worn at extremities and sunned in places. Intermittent spotting and browning. Some soiling, particularly to upper margins of 'View of the Representative History of England'. Maps and plans generally very good.

England: 45 maps (15 fold out, 30 full page) Wales: 13 maps (1 fold out, 12 full page) Scotland: 1 large map on 6 fold out sheets Ireland: 33 maps (1 fold out, 32 full page)

Price £ 2250.00
Stock Code F46080
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