RAILWAY COMMISSIONERS MAPS OF IRELAND
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[IRISH RAILWAY MAPS] A General Map of Ireland to Accompany the Report of the Railway Commissioners shewing the Principal Physical Features and Geological Structure of the Country. Constructed in 1836 and Engraved in 1837-8. Six folded linen-backed maps. Initialed and dated 1841. Prepared and engraved under the direction of Lieut. Larcom. Scale One Inch to Four Statute Miles. Each map is approximately 81 x 66 cm. Housed in a contemporary full worn calf pouch. Title in gilt on spine. Dublin: Published and Sold by Hodges & Smith, and James Gardner, London, 1838. Some mild foxing as usual. A very good set of maps. Rare.The atlas is important in the history of cartography, through the use of innovative techniques such as density maps and flow lines.
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