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[KNIPE, J.A.].

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 and Principal Roads.

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London, Published according to Act of Parliament by J. & C. Walker, 9 Castle Street Holborn, 3118

IMPORTANT AND MUCH REPRINTED GEOLOGICAL WALL-MAP OF ENGLAND AND WALES, repaired by James Knipe, and published by him in conjunction with John Walker jr. and Charles Walker, leading London engravers and publishers. However, in this later printing Knipe's name has been been removed from the title, leaving the credit only to the Walkers.
In this printing, the plate was heavily re-engraved, with the original title re-engraved, and an additional section added, extending the map northwards to Forfar.
Along the lower border is a geological section from 'Lands End to the German Sea' (North Sea) and St. George's Channel to the German Sea, with an extensive colour key, 'Explanation of the Colouring', 'Explanation of the Signs' and, acknowledging the times the map was engraved in, a key to 'Railways Completed or in Progress' and 'Projected Railways.'
This was the earliest of Knipe's geological maps; he also produced fine geological maps of Great Britain

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Hand-coloured engraved map, dissected and mounted on linen, geological section from 'Lands End to the German Sea' in bottom border, key upper right; without slipcase, some folds torn without loss. Dimensions: 1440 by 1000mm. (56.5 by 39.25 inches).


C.f. BLMC Maps 218.c.4. for 1835 edition.

Stock ID:78994

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