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Bacon's Ordnance Atlas of LONDON AND SUBURBS. (Keyplan)

Lithograph with original hand-stencilled colour, by G.W. Bacon, 127 Strand, the keyplan for Bacon’s New Ordnance Survey Atlas of London and Suburbs, circa 1880.

Image size: 18.1/2” x 21.1/4”, plus borders. Scale: 1.1/2”.

Generally good condition with only minor staining; central fold, as issued showing some sign of wear.

Squared off into one mile squares, likewise in circles; shows the four mile cab radius from Charing Cross, overground and underground railways.

George Washington Bacon (1830-1922) was a London based book and map publisher throughout the second half of the nineteenth and early twentieth century when the firm was amalgamated into the Scottish house of W. & A.K. Johnston.

 

£POA unmounted, unframed.
 

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