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A General Map of Ireland. To accompany the report of the Railway Commissioners, 1836 by Richard Griffin on sale for €2,950.00
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  • A General Map of Ireland. To accompany the report of the Railway Commissioners, 1836 by Richard Griffin on sale for €2,950.00
  • A General Map of Ireland. To accompany the report of the Railway Commissioners, 1836 by Richard Griffin on sale for €2,950.00
  • A General Map of Ireland. To accompany the report of the Railway Commissioners, 1836 by Richard Griffin on sale for €2,950.00
  • A General Map of Ireland. To accompany the report of the Railway Commissioners, 1836 by Richard Griffin on sale for €2,950.00
  • A General Map of Ireland. To accompany the report of the Railway Commissioners, 1836 by Richard Griffin on sale for €2,950.00

A General Map of Ireland. To accompany the report of the Railway Commissioners, 1836

Richard Griffin

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A General Map of Ireland. To accompany the report of the Railway Commissioners shewing the principal physical features and geological structure of the country. Constructed in 1836 and Engraved in 1837-8. Published and sold by Hodges & Smith ; London : James Gardner. With whom copies coloured Geologically are Deposited. Originally issued in 6 sheets, this copy mounted as one on linen and folded, housed in original slipcase. Bottom left of the map is a key to the geological colouring of the map with facsimile signature of Richard Griffith; the right side under heading 'References and Authorities' is signed in facsimile by Thomas A. Larcom, Lieut. R. Engn. Dimensions: 184 x 150cm. A few minor stains to some sections, otherwise a clean and bright copy of this rare map in its original leather case as issued. More information on this map is contained in J.H. Andrews 'Shaping Ireland - Maps and their Makers' published by Geography Publications, 1997 (pp 286-309). Also listed in 'The Printed Maps of Ireland' by Andrew Bonar Law: No. 352 (i).

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