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A distinctive woodblock engraved map of Lancashire where the printing is reversed - white on black. The map was published in London in 1832 in William Pinnock's "The Guide To Knowledge" and this example is printed on two sheets. They were engraved by Joshua Archer and Sidney Hall and appeared in many editions and re-issues of "The Guide To Knowledge" until 1863. The map is numbered XXXI at upper left and has the price of one penny at upper right. The "Guide" was a serialised part work and was relatively inexpensive, thus accessible to many.
mapmakers: W. Pinnock J. Archer S. Hall
place and date of publication: London 1832-
medium and colour: woodblock, Uncolouredref: 36269
size in mm: 225 by 160mm (8.75 by 6.25 inches).
Price: £ 100
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