PIGOT & CO.S BRITISH ATLAS: COMPRISING THE COUNTIES OF ENGLAND ...

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Unpaginated, Folio (13 5/8" H). Facsimile of 1840 edition, slightly reduced in size. Remainder of title: "(Upon Which Are Load Down All Railways Completed And In Progress), With Large Sheet Map of England And Wales (endpapers), And A Circular One Of The Country Round London: The Whole Engraved On Steel Plates. Accompanied By Topographical And Statistical Accounts Of Each County; Railway Information; Tables Of Distances Of The Principal Towns In Great Britain; And An Itinerary Of The Most Useful And Generally Travelled Routes Throughout The United Kingdom." Map endpapers, 39 full page colour county maps plus circular map around London. "An excellent summary essay is also given for each individual county, providing information on the origin of its name, its ancient history, soil and climate, produce and manufactures, rivers and canals, railways, civil and ecclesiastical divisions, and the size of population. This date provides an important insight into the era of the burgeoning Industrial Revolution, especially regarding demographic trends and developments of transport infrastructure. Political information, such as the number of Members of Parliament returned is also given." Book slightly cocked, minor rubbing. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very light rubbing, small wrinkle on front hinge, tiny dwnt on rear hinge.

Title: PIGOT & CO.S BRITISH ATLAS: COMPRISING THE COUNTIES OF ENGLAND ...

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Categories: British History, Antiques & Collectibles,

Edition: Facsimile of 1840 edition, slightly Redu

Publisher: London, Salamander: 2000

ISBN Number: 1840652551

ISBN Number 13: 9781840652550

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 23979

Keywords: Railways, Counties, Maps, Atlases, Britain, England, Wales, Canals, Rivers, Manufacturing, Agriculture, History, Cartography, Industrial Revolution, Victorian era.,