Cruchley's improved geographical companion throughout England & Wales including part of Scotland
Printed map. "By J.T. Assheton". Two visual scales [143 mm = 70 British Statute Miles ; 14 cm = 60 geographical miles]. Second edition. Stored folded in a green marbled slipcase. Handwritten on the slipcase: "Dr Weld 12 Norton St Portland Place London". The slipcase also bears a printed label: "Cruchley's New Map of England & Wales, containing upwards of 16,000 names of places, and on which is carefully delineated all the mail, turnpike, and travelling roads, cities, assize, market & borough towns, principal villages, also gentlemen's seats, parks, inns on the main roads, remains of antiquitiy, and from a wish to render so elaborate a work complete, it is enriched with very extensive & most useful original tables of reference, the result of much labour and extensive research: arranged in alphabetical order so as to point out at one view the name, county wherein situate, number of Members returned to Parliament, distance from London, Market Days & of nearly 900 places to which is added the population extracted from the returns made to Parliament in the years 1801, 1811, and 1821. The above map can be fitted up in a superior style for the pocket. Forming a companion and gazetteer for the traveller. Published by G.F. Cruchley, 349 Oxford Street, London. Engraver of Maps, Charts, Plans, Notes, Cards, Seals on Stone, Steel, or Brass." Acquired as part of the Lord Cholmondely Collection.