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The Mapping of North America

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A neatly engraved large scale map of Scotland which in itself is undated. It is drawn on the large scale of 5 miles to the inch by F. A Carrington and G. W. Carrington and engraved by I. Dower and T. Harwood. the title takes up nearly all of the first sheet. In the lower left hand corner is a large vignette view of Melrose Abbey. The latest railways are laid down long with is an explanation. The whole set within a ‘piano key’ frame. The maps are unusually large and fresh with bright colouring. Samuel Lewis (1782-1865) was a publisher whose early life is little known. He published ‘A Topographical Dictionary of England’ in 1831 which was followed by Wales in 1833 and Ireland in 1837. This map was first published in 1846. Tooley’s Dictionary; Worms & Baynton-Williams (2011).
LEWIS, Samuel

A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland Comprising the Several Counties, Islands, Cities, Burgh and Market Towns, Parishes, and Principal Villages

S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South, London, 1851
Quarto (325 x 255 mm.), contemporary green cloth boards with ornate blind decoration, rebacked with gilt spine, decorated and red calf gilt title label. With title page, Contents and six large folding maps, all in early outline colour, some areas of wear along folds, otherwise in good condition.
Stock number: 9819

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