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A beautifully engraved large scale map of the county of Staffordshire. Surveyed by John Phillips and W. F. Hutchings in 1831-32 the map was published by Henry Teesdale in only the one edition. A large detailed ‘Explanation’ and ‘Note’ appear lower left. The latter details the population of the county at 410,485 living in a county measuring 1218 square miles. A fine engraved view of Lichfield Cathedral. King ‘Maps of Staffordshire’ no. 90; Rodger (1972) 409.

A Map of the County of Staffordshire Divided into Hundreds and Parishes. From an accurate survey Made in the Years 1831 and 1832

Henry Teesdale, London, 1st August 1832
Engraved by John Dower on four sheets each 480 x 660 mm., on a scale of three quarters of an inch to one mile, dissected and laid on canvas, light wear to green silk edging, folding to octavo with marbled endpapers. Overall size 965 x 1320 mm. Full calf slip case in the form of a book, gilt tooling, corners slight wear otherwise good, full original wash colour. Light offsetting at the top otherwise a fine example.
Stock number: 4139


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