1839 Map of the County of Northamptonshire - taken from Pigot and Co's British Atlas Comprising the Counties of England (upon which are laid down all railways completed and in progress)

By: Pigot and Co

Price: £27.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Dated from reference to British Library catalogue and title-page of atlas. This is the coloured map titled "Northamptonshire" and sheet entitled "Northamptonshire". The map, a hand-coloured (prior to initial binding) steel engraving contains a vignette of Peterborough Cathedral. The inner side of the Northamptonshire county boundary is coloured yellow, inner boundaries of adjacent counties of Leicestershire, Buckinghamshire, Warwickshire, Bedfordshire, Lincolnshire, Rutlandshire, Huntingdonshire and Oxfordshire are coloured pale green, blue or pink. Wooded areas and rough ground are indicated. Country estates are coloured dark green. The map shows cities, market towns, villages and hamlets, the distance between the towns and cities and London is shown, also shown are the numbers of members returned for each borough and polling places. Towns shown include: Brackley, Daventry, Higham Ferrers, Kettering, Northampton, Oundle, Peterborough, Rothwell, Towcester and Wellingborough, distances between these towns are given in a table on the accompanying sheet. Mail roads, Turnpike roads, cross roads, lanes and other minor routes are shown with distances marked between Market Towns on the Turnpike Roads. Railways, rivers and canals are shown, including the Birmingham and London Rail Road and the River Nen. Mail and Turnpike roads and towns and principal villages in the neighbouring parts of adjacent counties are also shown. The boundaries of the "Hundreds" are shown and the names of each Hundred are identified in the key. The border includes longitude and latitude references and the scale is given in the bottom border which for this map is 1.5 inches to 10 miles. The map is a little darkened but otherwise clean. The very edges of the page are lightly stained in places. The accompanying printed sheet is still bound to the map page, the right hand edge is very slightly creased and nicked, some slight marking but otherwise good. Item Type: Map. Disbound. No dust jacket, as published. Single sheet map/chart. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 45017044012. If you are thinking of buying several items, please contact us prior to ordering so that we can see if we can make a discount on shipping charges. Paperback

Title: 1839 Map of the County of Northamptonshire - taken from Pigot and Co's British Atlas Comprising the Counties of England (upon which are laid down all railways completed and in progress)

Author Name: Pigot and Co

Categories: British History, Maps, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire,

Edition: Edition Unstated

Publisher: London and Manchester, Pigot & Co: 1839

ISBN Number: No ISBN

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

kg: 1.00 kg

Seller ID: 45017044012

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