Ordnance Survey 'One-inch Old Series map of England and Wales' series. [early nineteenth-century]. 6 volumes
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
Property from the Library at Spetchley Park
ORDNANCE SURVEY OF GREAT BRITAIN
A collection of six volumes from the Ordnance Survey 'One-inch Old Series map of England and Wales' series. [London, early nineteenth-century]
Volume 1, 10 maps (24-33); Volume 2, 10 maps (14-23); Volume 3, 9 maps (3-6, 8-12; Volume 4, 9 maps (36-42, 56, 58; map 39 and 40 on one sheet); Volume 6, 8 maps (64, 65, 69, 70, 83-86); Volume 7, 6 maps (34, 35, 43, 44, 54, 55),
52 maps on 51 sheets (average, 580 x 890mm.), maps folding, hand-coloured in outline, diced and backed on linen, a few with small foldouts, number tab and small engraved preview mounted to verso of top edge, 6 index maps, including one general index (average, 220 x 290mm.), each volume housed in contemporary box, half russia, marbled boards, each with 2 volume numbers on red morocco labels, some maps browned, boxes rubbed
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