'CHESHIRE' by Reuben Ramble c.1845
A rare, attractive and unusual 19th Century map of Cheshire which appeared in Reuben Ramble's Travels through the Counties of England (London: Darton & Clark, 1845-1850).
'Reuben Ramble' was the pseudonym of the Reverend Samuel Clark who produced the work to help educate children in national and local geography. In the work, each county is represented by a small but detailed map surrounded with various topographical images -- in the case of Cheshire, this includes cheese making, salt working and a view of Chester Cathedral. As the children had a tendency to maltreat their books, the maps from this series are comparatively rare to find.
- This is an original lithograph with original hand colour.
- Printed area is approximately 14.8cms by 18.2cms.
- The map is in very good condition with adequate margins -- some very slight age toning. Click on image for a better view.
- The item comes displayed in a ready to frame museum quality mount.
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- Guaranteed to be over 160 years old.