"The Times" Contour Road Maps 1920-30's De Luxe 10 map set England & Wales 3m/in

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Seller: sell2mesoon (1,334) 100%, Location: Bognor Regis, Ships to: GB & many other countries, Item: 143240242687 "The Times" Contour Road Map of England and Wales in 10 folded sheets. Britain's Rail and Road Networks, Towns and Villages as they were nearly 100 years ago Three miles to I inch. De Luxe Edition Date is Circa 1920 - 1930 Published by Geographia Ltd 55 Fleet street London EC4 There are 10 linen backed map sheets each sheet is 40 x 30 inches in size and comprises 8 foldable map pages 15" x 10 " The sheets are linen backed,with each map page/section spaced accurately and uniformly to allow folding in any direction. Any map section can be folded neatly to be uppermost. A well designed feature pf these maps and straightforward to use. The Maps cover all of England and Wales in amazing detail, and show the land contours, Villages and Towns and Road and Railway networks nearly a century ago. They are most interesting and informative to peruse, with much historical information being mapped long before Motorways existed.The Case is covered with leatherette , it has a lid catch to the front side and a clear window to the rear probably made from a celluloid material. The case is complete but has signs of wear around the lid and one edge, It would be restorable as its all there, other than that, it's a complete set of 10 maps all of which are undamaged and in in excellent order, The photos show the various maps and the 3 photos shown are three sheets sections which make up the South of England The maps are perfect without any fading, The lighting was not uniform and the maps were photographed near a bright window, so look lighter on the left side. Any questions please get in touch. The full set and case weighs around 3 Kg, and it will be well packed for posting. Condition: Superb condition Rare historical set of 10 original maps by Alexander Gross, F R G S. Undamaged on linen in the original Case. The case is complete and useable but might benefit from some TLC., County: England and Wales, Cartographer/Publisher: Alexander Gross FRGS, Original/Reproduction: Original, Format: Folding Map sheets, Type: Motoring Contour Map, Year: Circa 1921, Date Range: 1920-1929, Country/Region: England, Era: 1920 - 1930's

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