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WALLIS, E[dward].
The Country Twenty-Two Miles Round London.

Compiled from Actual Surveys, on a Scale of Half an Inch to a Mile. NB. the Circular Lines Measure from St. Pauls, the First Line Being Five Miles.

15 sections on linen, beautifully hand-coloured, folding into a paper slip-case with engraved label [VERY SCARCE] , very slight wear to the occasional section corner, slip-case with slight wear to the corners, otherwise a really nice copy, the colours bright.

*Edward Wallis took full control of the family business after the death of his father in 1818. The first London railway, the London and Greenwich Railway was opened between 1836 and 1838. No railways are shown on this map, thus dating it prior to 1836. The Iron Rail Road, from Croydon to Wandsworth is figured - this was opened partly in 1802 and partly in 1803. It was an iron plateway for horse-drawn commercial transport but it could not generate sufficient income and closed in 1846.

E. Wallis. 42 Skinner Street, Snow Hill. London. Engraved by T. WOODMAN & H. MUTLOW.

Date Published: No date [between 1818 and 1836]. SIZE : 59.3 X 59.3 cms.

Stock No. 62288

Price: 750.00