The interest is how narrow and coastal the Scots region is- just keeping to the lower slopes of the fells and the littoral plain itself. Bartholomew and Geographia: Prior to around 1945 Bartholomew maps included a code, usually in the top left corner, which indicates the year of publication. Just contact me within 14 days of delivery, so that we can agree how the item should be returned. Sometimes a 4 figure print job number written. In 2013, he took over the role of Jason Stevens from Drew Fuller, in the sequel to 2007's The Ultimate Gift, The Ultimate Life.Next
The Royal Arms were not seen and a winged Wheel symbol of the C. Other ways of dating Bartholomew maps: Road Numbering was first added to sheets in 1921 following its introduction by the Ministry of Transport the previous year. This points to another small but interesting piece of history. This listing is for your choice of one beautiful vintage Bartholomew map, dating from 1953 to 1963. Earlier surveys had different numbering. Please do take this into consideration before purchasing.Next
The borders were also numbered and lettered. The success of Bartholomew's maps car drivers and particularly cyclists was demonstrated by their endorsement by the Cyclists' Touring Club, who edited the maps for their members. The border between Sutherland and Ross and Cromarty is atypical in that it follows a stream. If the map contains an acknowledgement of Ordnance Survey permission, then it is Post 1911. Each picture is carefully handmade using genuine vintage maps; these maps are real maps and not print outs or photocopies.Next
The versi are always plain and may be paper or linen backed. The family: George Bartholomew: 1784-1871, but active from 1797, worked as an engraver for Lizars in Edinburgh. Six classes of road in the key. North Africa is another and France and the Low Countries appeared in two sheets individually bound. A short description of this vintage map: Here is Sutherland at the top of the map and Ross and Cromarty at the bottom as far south as the Cromarty Firth. Please note that you are responsible for return shipping costs, and if the item is not returned in its original condition you are responsible for any loss in value. Sheet name and number on the cover are usually printed on directly, no longer stuck-on labels.
The maps are now datable in two ways; top left corner by the sheet number is still the code eg A27. In 1995 the company passed the majority of its archive to the map library at the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh. Their logo appears at centre bottom of the sheet in place of the usual Royal Arms. Their British mapping arm was formerly called Geographia Ltd. We suggest contacting the seller directly to respectfully share your concerns. By now, suggested roads were coloured- which they had not been. At the turn of the century their works moved to Park Road 1889-1911 then to 12 Duncan Street from 1911 until 1995.Next
On later maps we also usually include the revision code in the description. There is a 36 mile stretch of this map from Evanton north west which crosses no road. The date printed on the map refers to the underlying map and not to that of the railways, which were generally added in manuscript in red at some stage between the map printing and the sale of the copy; the dates on the maps and the extent of railways do not have a linear correlation, as some maps with earlier dates have more railways than maps with later dates. Still just four classes of road are shown in the key. From 1923 to sometime in 1925 it was Geographia 1923 Ltd. Royal Mail aim to deliver worldwide within 7-10 working days.Next
Uncertain if these were present on pre-1900 maps. The geology of a Bartholomew's map is eye catching and instantly comprehensible- with the lush leaf greens of the low lands and the siennas and greys of the rising heights. It would be interesting to know the figures for 1948. All are in lovely condition, and any particular wear has been noted on the individual condition report detailed below. Roads are classified, and Ministry of Transport Road numbering is shown.Next
Successively coloured by counties, coloured by counties with contours and contoured with layer colours, county boundaries and railways in red. The Cyclists' Touring Club logo appears at the bottom of the map itself from c. That also suggests that the linguistic influences on the toponyms of this North Eastern region of Scotland may be complex and include Old Western Norse and perhaps remnant old welsh as well as Gaelic and Scots. Some maps are printed with a date along the bottom centre, but only about half of them; there are no dating codes used. The process was an engraved base map from an earlier Ordnance map with counties coloured lithographically. Well, I probably won't ever find your answers out anyway because I'll forget about the site.Next