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Yorkshire - Bacon's map of Yorkshire

Title
Bacon's Excelsior Map of Yorkshire and parts of adjoining counties showing railways, roads, elevations and distances. Also local government divisions.
Author
BACON, G.W. & Co
Publisher
G.W. Bacon & Co.,
Publication place
Manchester,
Publication date
[c1905].
Dimensions
920 by 1200mm. (36.25 by 47.25 inches).
Price
£160
Reference
12585

Description

Chromolithograph map, mounted on linen, folding into purple cloth, title tooled in gilt.

Notes

A large and detailed map of Yorkshire.

George Washington Bacon (1830-1922) was an American publisher working in Britain. His first business failed and he declared bankruptcy in 1867, but reopened on the Strand in 1870 and built his house into one of the most successful in London. In 1893 it was doing well enough to acquire the stock of James Wyld.