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SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE

Birmingham.

Published: London. 1847

Stock code: 66543

Price: £200

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A large and extremely detailed plan of the midland “second” city of England, Birmingham. The city has became important and influential during the industrial revolution, as a commercial “hub” for industry, manufacturing and invention. This can easily be seen in the number of railway lines criss-crossing the city centre. There is an inset plan of Birmingham an its environs. Published by Charles Knight for the S.D.U.K.

Size; 355 x 430 mm. Steel engraving with original outline colour. Good condition.

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