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Greenough, George Bellas, 1778-1855, cartographer.

A geological map of England & Wales / by G.B. Greenough ...

London : Published under the direction of the Geological Society by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1819-1820.
Physical Description:
1 map on 4 sheets : hand col., mounted on linen ; 192 x 162 cm., sheets 96 x 81 cm., folded to 32 x 27 cm., in portfolio 36 x 28 cm. + 1 book ([2], 17 p. ; 33 cm.)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G5751 C57 G7 1819+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Maps & Atlas (printed)
BEIN Covers 32ca +1819: Inscription on front wrapper of text, "Yale College Library."
Engraved by S. Neele and Son; after Thomas Webster.
Map is dated 1819.
"This map is accompanied by an explanatory memoir." Its title reads: Memoir of a geological map of England : to which are added an alphabetical index to the hills and a list of the hills arranged according to counties. London : Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1820.
This work is based on: A delineation of the strata of England and Wales, with part of Scotland / William Smith. London : J. Cary, 1815.
Smith, D. Victorian maps, p. 60.
Subject Terms:
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1819-1920.
Geology -- Great Britain -- Maps.
Geology, Stratigraphic.
Gibson, William Sidney, 1814-1871 -- Bookplate.
Great Britain -- Description and travel.
Yale College (1718-1887). Library -- Inscription.
Greenough, George Bellas, 1778-1855. Memoir of a geological map of England.
Webster, Thomas, 1800-1886, ill.
Geological Society of London, publisher.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, publisher.
Neele & Son, engraver.

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