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FA1998.58:- 

Map, weatherproof, printed on cotton, in slipcase with booklet, Isle of Wight, scale 1 mile to 1 inch nominal, with inset street maps of Ryde, Ventnor and Newport, published by G W Bacon and Co, 127 Strand, London, late 19th century.
The publisher's claim 'on fine linen' is not true, the textile is cotton.
map feature:-  colour printed (bw map, roads overprinted orange) & county & rivers & harbours & relief & woods & settlements & roads & railways & streets
inscription:-  printed -on- map BACON'S / NEW MAP OF / THE / ISLE OF WIGHT. / An exact reduction from the Six inch / Ordnance Survey / ...
inscription:-  printed -on- cover of slipcase A WEATHER-PROOF MAP. / BACON'S / NEW MAP OF THE / ISLE OF WIGHT / 1/6 / Printed upon Fine Linen. / Light, Handy and / Durable. / ...
dimension:-  scale = 1 to 63360 ? (assumed)

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MN: 28.1.1998