GEOLOGICAL MAP OF NOTTINGHAMSHIRE DIVIDED INTO HUNDREDS Exhibiting Its Roads, Rivers, Parks &C,

By: Smith, William; Cary, JOhn

Price: £9,450.00

Quantity: 1 available


Folding map laid on linen with 18 sections. Hand -coloured to the geological overlay.The first geological map of Nottinghamshire [585 x 515 mm] printed by John Cary and over-coloured by William Smith. A very rare map. William Smith was an English geologist, credited with creating the first nationwide geological map. [1769-1839]. This map was published in the fifth of William Smith's atlas series of geological maps of the English counties. The series was never completed. The Geological Society's copy of this map has the date 1821 within the fine cartouche but this has been removed for the present copy [possibly as this folding issue was after that date]. Strata information is provided in small coloured oblong boxes to the adjacent borders of the county. Beneath the lower border is : London. PubOxford University Museum of Natural History's copy is dated 1818 with Smith's overlay. The imprint below the lower margin reads: London, Published by J. Cary, Engraver & Map-Seller No 86 St. James Str. [Cary moved to 86 in 1820 and in 1821 his son joined him and they traded as G. and J.Cary] Below this at the foot of the map it states' Note. The numbers attached to the description of each Stratum, refer to the Geological Table of British Organized Fossils, which may be had of the publisher Price 1s6d. The title to the head of the map reads; Geological Map of Nottingham, by W. Smith, Mineral Surveyor. The folding map is encased in green cloth 'tarten' patterned cover with the famous yellow printed label to the green cloth covers. TITLE:GEOLOGICAL MAP OF NOTTINGHAMSHIRE Of Which are Delignated by Colours The Courses and Width of the Strata Which Ocassion the Vatieties of Soil; Calculated to Eluciate The Agriculture of the County, and to Show The Situation of the best Materials for Building, making Roads, Constructing Canal, & c. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS.

TITLE: GEOLOGICAL MAP OF NOTTINGHAMSHIRE DIVIDED INTO HUNDREDS Exhibiting Its Roads, Rivers, Parks &C,

Author Name: Smith, William; Cary, JOhn

Categories: Cartography,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London, John Cary: 1821

Binding: Folding Map

Book Condition: Fine

Seller ID: GT067