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Ironically, she ends the book by expressing the opinion that the vitality of the city is due to the persistence of its wholesale markets, all of which have since moved elsewhere. I am more concerned with London atlases, pocket sized, like an A-Z and up to the larger reference works, "library atlases".

I find these easier to use, they all have an index and do not split and fall to pieces, losing information at every fold.

In 1791 the Board of the Ordnance Survey began to map England using scientific methods, since when and arguably still, the UK has the most accurate printed maps available. Bartholomew complained in the introduction to the first edition of his magnificent Citizen's Atlas of the World that " ...almost the whole of Europe has been mapped by its various States in beautiful and elaborate detail.

Some maps are large, so may take some time to download if you have a slow connection.

Great West Books sells 5 detailed historical Yosemite maps.

Dawson & Sons Ltd, 1975 I can highly recommend "London in Maps" by Philippa Glanville, The Connoisseur, 1972, a more general work with many illustrations.

Beautifully produced, it covers the whole subject up until 1971.

Earlier Bartholomew's maps had covered Northumberland in two sheets.

This one covers virtually the whole of Northumberland, from Berwick to the Tyne, but misses a little around Allendale in the south, and around Haltwhistle in the West.From that date, it doesn't show the Alnwick bypass, which was built in 1968, and it does show the Alnwick branch line, which closed in 1968.Before it closed this line operated some of the last steam-hauled passenger services under British Rail.Best of all, by virtue of their structure, they lend themselves to scanning and electronic reproduction. Here is the closing sentence of this remarkably prophetic book.If you want to look at the history of roads in general the finest work I have found is "The Highways and Byways of England - Their History and Romance" by T. "A pleasing vista thus opens out - a vista of a transformed countryside, of the decline of railways, of their relegation to very fast and very heavy traffic, of the road as the dominating feature in internal communication and as the greatest factor in the affairs of the nation." Charles G.The Down Survey of Ireland Taken in the years 1656-1658, the Down Survey of Ireland is the first ever detailed land survey on a national scale anywhere in the world.In addition to other material this website comprises digital images of all the surviving Down Survey maps at parish, barony and county level.Ireland's History in Maps - this site uses a basic graphical map of Ireland to display thematic information such as Bronze Age Ireland, Arrival of Christianity, the Viking Era, Plantation and Earldoms, etc.Life in Elizabethan England Shows a basic map of Ireland with the territories owned by the Gaelic chiefs circa 1500.[ prehistory | 1777 | 1833-1883 | 1849-1850 | 1851 | 1852 | 1850-1915 | 1857-2011 | 1859-1959 | 1868 | 1869 | 1870 | 1871 | 1872 | 1873 | 1874-1955 | 1879 | 1880 | 1884 | 1883-1990 | 1886 | 1888 | 1889 | 1890 | 1890-1961 | 1891 | 1892 | 1886-1896 | 1864-1979 | 1894 | 1896 | 1897 | 1900 | 1902 | 1906 | 1907-1945 | 1908 | 1909 | 1909-1912 | 1911 | 1912 | 1914 | 1917 | 1919 | 1920 | 1921 | 1923 | 1924 | 1926 | 1925-1941 | 1929 | 1930 | 1931 | 1932 | 1933 | 1934 | 1935 | 1937 | 1938 | 1939 | 1941 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947 | 1948 | 1949 | 1951 | 1952 | 1955 | mid-1950s | 1956 | 1958 | 1959 | 1962 | 1963 | 1964 | 1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1969 | 1970 | 1970-2011 | 1972 | 1973 | 1975 | 1978 | 1983 | 1985 | 1987 | 1990 | 1994 | 1998 | 1999 | 2001 | 2003 | 2008 | today | disclaimer ] “Map of the Yo Semite National Park” (San Francisco: Dewey & Co., 1891).Contains annotations from John Muir and others protesting a bill to reduce the size of Yosemite National Park in 1893. We provide these historical maps as a free service.

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