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The Mapping of North America

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UNITED KINGDOM
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‘The Weekly Dispatch’ newspaper between the years 1856 and 1862 included in each edition a map of a part of the world. During this period a total of 118 maps were issued. The maps bear the distinctive sign of a half globe with the figure of Mercury above. The engravers varied but included John Dower and Edward Weller. In 1863 ‘The Dispatch Atlas’ was published which contained a series of English county maps. The two were combined in 1865 as ‘Cassell’s Complete Atlas’. This plan is one of nine sheets in a large scale map of London. It extends from the top of Regents Park and Kilburn in the south to Hampstead and Kentish Town in the north. The scale is remarkable with individual buildings shown and many identified. Beresiner pp. 85-7; refer Carroll no. 120.
WELLER, Edward

London (North West Sheet)

London, 1865
470 x 640 mm., with centrefold split repaired, otherwise good condition.
Stock number: 5344

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