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The Maps of the Ordnance Survey: as they are and as they ought to be


Author/Editor: Henry T Crook
Year: 1892
Publisher: Simpkin, Marshall, Kent and Co London
Edition: First edition
Binding: Paperback
Size: 8vo
Overall condition: Good
Book weight (kg): 0.106

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A sewn booklet in its original pink card covers. Large octavo in size, 42 pages. A few of the section headings: “Administration of the Survey, Phenomenal Slowness of Production”; “Colours, Printing In”; “”Maps, Why So Little Utilised”; “One Inch Map, Why So Little Utilised”; “Revision, Allowance For”. Written when the future of the Ordnance Survey of Great Britain was under discussion by a Select Committee of Parliament. Condition: Covers worn and soiled, internally clean and unmarked.