London, South Kensington
6 June 2006
WYLD, James (1812-87). Railway Map of England, Wales and Scotland, Drawn from the Triangulation of the Ordnance Survey, the Survey of the Railway Companies, And other information, Shewing the Lines of Railways With their Stations & Sections of Railways, the Inland Navigation, Great and Cross Roads, Cities, Market Towns & Villages. London: James Wyld, [c.1850]. Large folding engraved map in 96 sections mounted on 4 linen-backed sheets, hand-coloured in outline, numerous railway profiles (a few small isolated stains), each sheet 1,030 x 670mm., folding into original cloth case with printed paper label (lightly rubbed). Provenance: "W. P. Kenyon, from Leaton Knolls sale, Sept 1947" (inscription on verso of one sheet) -- some inconspicuous later annotation and coloured pen marking. A FINE COPY OF A RARE MAP.
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