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PIGOT AND CO - 1839 Map of the County of Westmoreland - taken from Pigot and Co's British Atlas Comprising the Counties of England (upon which are laid down all railways completed and in progress)

Map Pigot & Co, London and Manchester, 1839. Edition Unstated, Softcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Dated from reference to British Library catalogue and title-page of atlas. This is the coloured map titled "Westmoreland" and sheet entitled "Westmoreland". The map, a hand-coloured (prior to initial binding) steel engraving contains a vignette of Kendal Church. The inner side of the Westmoreland county boundary is coloured yellow, inner boundaries of adjacent counties of Cumberland, Yorkshire, Lancashire and Durham are coloured pale green, blue and pink. Wooded areas and rough ground are indicated. Country estates are coloured dark green. The map shows cities, market towns, villages and hamlets, the distance between the towns and cities and London is shown. Towns shown include: Ambleside, Appleby, Brough, Burton, Kendal, Kirkby Lonsdale, Kirkby Stephen, Milnthorpe and Orton, distances between these towns are given in a table on the accompanying sheet. Mail roads, Turnpike roads, cross roads, lanes and other minor routes are shown with distances marked between Market Towns on the Turnpike Roads. Railways, rivers, lakes and canals are shown, including River Lune, River Kent, River Eden etc. Mail and Turnpike roads and towns and principal villages in the neighbouring parts of adjacent counties are also shown. The boundaries of the "Hundreds" are shown and the names of each Hundred are identified in the key. The border includes longitude and latitude references and the scale is given in the bottom border which for this map is 1.5 inches to 10 miles. The map is a little darkened and very slightly creased in the bottom left corner. Very small tears to the edges of the sheet are entirely contained in the outer area of the margin. The accompanying printed sheet is still bound to the map sheet and is a little darkened at the edges but is otherwise very good. Item Type: Map. Disbound. No dust jacket, as published. Single sheet map/chart. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 45017044001.
GBP 30.50 [Appr.: EURO 36 US$ 39.15 | JP¥ 4360] Book number 45017044001

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