'BRITISH ISLES.' by J. Dower / A. Petermann c.1850

'BRITISH ISLES.' by J. Dower / A. Petermann c.1850
SKU: door/bris/001

A detailed and attractive 19th century map of Great Britain and Ireland -- with insets of the Shetland and Channel Islands -- which was drawn and engraved by John Dower and published in Augustus Petermann's A Descriptive Atlas of Astronomy, and of Physical and Political Geography (London: Orr & co., c.1850). An interesting feature in the bottom border is the comparison of all the major mountains and hills.

  • This is an original steel engraving with original hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 20.6cms by 26.7cms (including imprint).
  • The map is in very good condition with decent margins. Click on image for a better view.
  • The item comes displayed in a ready to frame acid free mount.
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  • Guaranteed to be over 150 years old.