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1839 Map of the County of Worcestershire - taken from Pigot and Co's British Atlas Comprising the Counties of England (upon which are laid down all railways completed and in progress) by Pigot and Co - Paperback - Edition Unstated - 1839 - from Bailgate Books Ltd and Biblio.com

1839 Map of the County of Worcestershire - taken from Pigot and Co's British Atlas Comprising the Counties of England (upon which are laid down all railways completed and in progress)

by Pigot and Co

Condition: Very Good/No Dust Jacket


Pigot & Co, London and Manchester, 1839. Edition Unstated. Softcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Map Dated from reference to British Library catalogue and title-page of atlas. This is the coloured map titled "Worcestershire" and sheet entitled "Worcestershire". The map, a hand-coloured (prior to initial binding) steel engraving contains a vignette of Worcester Cathedral. The inner side of the Worcestershire county boundary is coloured yellow, inner boundaries of adjacent counties of Staffordshire, Herefordshire, Warwickshire, Shropshire and Glocestershire are coloured pale green, blue or pink. Wooded areas and rough ground are indicated. Country estates are coloured dark green. The map shows cities, market towns, villages and hamlets, the distance between the towns and cities and London is shown, also shown are the numbers of members returned for each borough and polling places. Towns shown include: Bewdley, Bromsgrove, Droitwich, Dudley, Evesham, Kidderminster, Malvern, Pershore, Reddich, Shipston, Stourbridge, Stourport, Tenbury, Upton-upon-Severn and Worcester, distances between these towns are given in a table on the accompanying sheet. Mail roads, Turnpike roads, cross roads, lanes and other minor routes are shown with distances marked between Market Towns on the Turnpike Roads. Railways, rivers and canals are shown, including the Glocester & Birmingham Railway and the River Severn. Mail and Turnpike roads and towns and principal villages in the neighbouring parts of adjacent counties are also shown. The boundaries of the "Hundreds" are shown and the names of each Hundred are identified in the key. The border includes longitude and latitude references and the scale is given in the bottom border which for this map is 1.5 inches to 10 miles. The map is a little darkened with slight tears and creasing to the edges of the page. The accompanying printed sheet is still bound to the map page and has some loose binging string still partially in place. This page is slighty stained on the top edge and damaged on the right edge. Item Type: Map. Disbound. No dust jacket, as published. Single sheet map/chart. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 45017044003..
  • Bookseller: Bailgate Books Ltd GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 45017044003
  • Title: 1839 Map of the County of Worcestershire - taken from Pigot and Co's British Atlas Comprising the Counties of England (upon which are laid down all railways completed and in progress)
  • Author: Pigot and Co
  • Format/binding: Softcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Edition Unstated
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Pigot & Co
  • Place: London and Manchester
  • Date published: 1839
  • Keywords: BZDB4 NOISBN Maps; British History; England; 19th century; Cotswolds, Worcestershire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire. 1839 Map of the County of Worcestershire taken from Pigot and Cos British Atlas Comprising the Counties of England upon which are laid down all r
  • Bookseller catalogs: British History; Maps;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain;


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