London. G. & J. Cary. 1826.
"Tenth Edition with Improvements" Hard cover volume 8 1/4 x 5 inches, 1071 pages, with eight folded maps (the average unfolded size of maps 2 through 8 is 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches). Volume remains tightly bound, with dings to corners of covers and loss of paper on the spine. Name inscribed in ink on front pastedown. Descriptive paper 2 1/2 x 3 inches pasted to spine contains title and brief summary of the volume's scope. "The Work shows the Immediate Route from the Metropolis to all parts of England and Wales...with many of the principal roads in Scotland." Also depicted: navigable canals, course of rivers passed over, stage coaches and their routes, etc. The maps included in this massive work are: 1. Large Folding Map of England and Wales [in two sheets], 2. Map of the Isle of Wight, 3. Map with Environs of London, 4. Map with Environs of Bath, 5. Map with Little Hampton, Bognor, Worthing, Arundel and the Environs of Brighton, 6. Map with Environs of Margate and Ramsgate, 7. Map with Environs of Cheltenham, 8. Environs of the Lake (District). Item #55020