The Oarsman’s And Angler’s Map Of The River Thames From The Source To London Bridge.

STANFORD, EDWARD.

Publisher

Edward Stanford Ltd 12, 13 and 14 Long Acre, W.C.2 and Whitehall, S.W.1.

Place

London

Date

[1927]

Synopsis

Scale one inch to a mile.

Item Description

Colour lithographed concertina style long map folded on linen, approximately 103 x 6.5 inches inches, folding to 6.75 x 4.5 inches between blue cloth boards with colour printed paper title label. [2] - 22 pp. letterpress extending from front pastedown, which has publisher's advertisements, as has paper label pasted on to last fold of map. Minor wear to extremities and a little spotting on edges and backing, but otherwise a very good copy. A panoramic map of the river Thames to London Bridge, indicating features such as locks, weirs, mills, towpaths, ferries, inns and railway stations, etc. with accompanying notes on these and the riverside towns and villages. The text at the front quotes the rules and bye-laws of the river, with notes on fishing, a list of locks and of Thames Conservancy charges. Earlier recorded editions of this attractive map date back to soon after the turn of the century.

[Stock No. 27393]

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