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The Mapping of North America

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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 an area measuring 1218 square miles. Railways are also recorded, notably the first begun in 1778 between Froghall and Cauldon Low. The whole is engraved by John Dower to a scale of three quarter of an inch to one mile. 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

Published by Henry Teesdale & Co. 302, High Holborn, London, 1st August 1832
1335 x 975 mm., four sheets dissected and laid on contemporary linen, full early wash colour, green silk edged, light wear to green silk edging, with marbled endpapers, light offsetting to the top only, otherwise a fine example.
Stock number: 9975


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