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The Mapping of North America

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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 of London extends from St. Catherine Dock in the east to Kensington Palace in the west taking in all of Hyde Park. The map detail is instantly recognisable. Beresiner pp. 85-7; refer Carroll no. 120.
WELLER, Edward

The Landmarks of London

London, 1865
430 x 630 mm., with mild crease as issued, otherwise in good condition.
Stock number: 5277

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