New Chart of the British Isles
Manchester, Richardson (Publishers) Limited. Hardback, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Large, muslin-backed, brightly-coloured folding map. Full size 48"x38". Showing Railways, Steamship Routes (with Distances), Ports, Rivers, Canals, Main Roads, Distances between Towns, and Rainfall. With Additional Inset Maps, Diagrams, and Tabulated Motor & Other Information. Natural Scale 1:950,000 or 1 Inch = 15 Miles. Border crammed with information, index gazetteer to towns, motor speed limits and registration marks, approximate fares and time occupied in travelling from London to various parts of the world, times taken by letters from London in times of peace, weights & measures, approximate duration of railway journeys, diagrams showing proportions and numbers of males in the various occupations, the same for females, coinage, legal notes, etc. Green cloth with black titles, a little rubbed at edges and corners. Priced at 42 shillings. Tipped to front pastedown is 'Routes by which goods can be despatched by railway from Sheffield to the principal stations in the United Kingdom. Good/No Jacket - as issued.
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Book number: 23042
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.5 US$ 32.86 | JP¥ 3636]
Keywords: Map British Isles