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DAVIDS, Richard J.

Map of the River Lune between Lancaster and Borrow Bridge: taken from a recent survey and corrected to the present time, with photographic views of bridges crossing the Lune at Lancaster and Kirkby Lonsdale

London, 1859
Large oblong folio (515 x 685 mm), modern half calf, green cloth boards with gilt calf title label affixed to upper board gilt framed. In eight large sheets complete with original paper wrappers, two of the sheets bear early photographs of the river.
A detailed map in eight sheets of the River Lune which extends from Lancaster to Borrow Bridge. Two of the sheets bear attached photographs as published. An extremely early example of topographical photography. No example could be found in the UK institutions listed on the COPAC website. Only the example at Lancaster University could be identified.
Stock number: 6608

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