Item details: Illustrations to [History, directory, and Gazatteer, of the County Palatine of Lancaster]
Illustrations to [History, directory, and Gazatteer, of the County Palatine of Lancaster]
Imprint: Liverpool, 1824-5 Binding:
Quarto (280 x 205 mm.), contemporary half calf, paper boards bearing original ornate title, gilt ruled and titled spine. With 12 maps of which 4 are folding and 8 town plans, plus 2 folding tables. Light wear but otherwise in good condition.
This collection contains a fine large folding map of the county by W. Wales with attractive vignette of Liverpool. A similar sized plan of Liverpool by Neele & Son. The two tables of the distances of the principal towns of England and the 'Population Returns of England' drawn from the 1821 census. Single sheet town plans of Preston, Lancaster, Ashton under Lime, Stockport, Bolton, Blackburn, Rochdale and Oldham, a large folding of Manchester, general map of England and Wales. Provenance: Bow Windows Bookshop.