Front cover image for Sylvan's pictorial handbook to the English Lakes

Sylvan's pictorial handbook to the English Lakes

Print Book, English, 1847
John Johnstone ; J. Johnstone ; D. Bryce ; J. M'Glashan, London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dublin, 1847
[6], 248, [4], 26, [6] pages, 6 unnumbered leaves of plates (1 folded) : 9 plates (wood engravings), 5 maps (lithographs) ; 18 cm
T.p. printed in red and black within red ornamental rule border. Publisher's device printed on t.p
Text printed within thin black rule border
Wood-engraved plates within the text included in pagination
With wood-engraved decorative and illustrated head-pieces, tail-pieces and initials
Folded lithographed map entitled "Map of the English Lake District, situated in the Counties of Cumberland, Westmoreland & Lancashire. Engraved expressly for Sylvan's Pictorial Hand book by James Wyld, Geographer to the Queen, Charing Cross East.". Map is with imprint: "London Published by J. Johnstone. Paternoster Row & Edinburgh". Map is hand-coloured
Maps are possibly transfer lithographs of originally steel-engraved images
Includes "Index.": pages [245]-248
Publisher's advertisements on p. [1-4], [1]-26 and [1-6] at end