A Geological Map of England & Wales, and Part of Scotland, Showing also the Inland Navigation by Means of Rivers and Canals, with their Elevation in Feet Above the Sea Together with the Rail Roads & Principal Roads. J. WALKER, C, J. A. KNIPE.
A Geological Map of England & Wales, and Part of Scotland, Showing also the Inland Navigation by Means of Rivers and Canals, with their Elevation in Feet Above the Sea Together with the Rail Roads & Principal Roads.

A Geological Map of England & Wales, and Part of Scotland, Showing also the Inland Navigation by Means of Rivers and Canals, with their Elevation in Feet Above the Sea Together with the Rail Roads & Principal Roads.

London: J. & C. Walker, March 31st, 1837. Map dimensions 134.5 x 98 cm, overall 143 x 100 cm. Large folding geological map with a cross-section of southern England from Land's End to the German Ocean across the lower margin, all vividly coloured according to the strata, scale: 10 miles to 1 1/8th inch, the map divided into 36 sections and mounted on linen, textured paper to the folded end sections, folds into the original purple embossed cloth slipcase with a gold lettered paper label to the upper panel. Slight discolouration to the case, otherwise this and the map in very good condition. The map was first published in 1835 and was frequently updated and reissued using fresh evidence gathered from geological fieldwork. It has been suggested that up to nine states had appeared by 1838. This is an intermediate state with Knipe's name excised from the title, but with the Walkers' address given as No. 9 Castle Street, Holborn. Item #33595

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