ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAP EUROPE Industry Communications FRANCE Belgium NETHERLANDS Shipping Routes
France and The Low Countries: Industries and Communications
An extremely detailed map. It shows most of England and Wales as far north as Maryport in the West, and Hartlepool in the East; Netherlands, Belgium, France; Part of Germany, part of Switzerland. Part of the North East section of Italy around Genoa, Corsica and some of Spain along the borders of the Pyrenees and as far down as Sitges and Tarragona.
The map is marked with the principal sea routes and railways, also telegraph cables, and littered with names of industries and produce for all regions covered by the map - these include:
Vegatables, Wine, Horses, Cattle, Iron, Tin, Zinc, Lead, Sheep, Turnips, Wheat, Ribbons, Shawls, Cheese, Timber, Silks, Hops, Lignite, Oats, Flax, reive, Milk, Flowers, Watches, Fire arms, Pigs, Brandy, Rye, Paper, Leather, Pine, Maccaroni, Olives, Sugar, Textiles, Asses, Glass, Cider, Prawns, Lobster, Sardines, Herring, Sole, Whiting, Cod, Peat, Silver, Eggs, Cottons, Tobacco, Oysters, Potato, Coal, Barley, Tapestry, Perfume, Cambric, Earthenware, Steel, Cutlery, Tins, Gloves, Soap, Mulberry, Cork and many more.
Provenance: Produced for an atlas by George Philip and Son. Published: London. circa 1905-1907.
Suitable for framing. It has an original as published fold to the centre, which has been repaired/reinforced to the reverse with binding tape. All this means is that it can't be folded. It is blank on reverse, apart from titles and a key map. There is a little age yellowing. It measures overall 510 x 390 mm (20 x 15.25 ins) approx. It originally would have been in an atlas, edge mounted so as to avoid damage to the map, and not stapled. This map will be sent rolled in a protective postal tube; sent RM small parcels; packaged wt. approx 140g.
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