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£5 Comparative Chart Rivers and Mountains 1832 Ref: 6021.30
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Size guide - reference image
17x24 cm

THE GUIDE TO KNOWLEDGE
EDITED BY MR. W. PINNOCK,
AUTHOR OF "PINNOCKS CATESCHISMS," "GRAMMAR OF GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY," ETC., ETC. 
No. XXX.] SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1832. PRICE ONE PENNY.
COMPARATIVE CHART OF THE PRINCIPAL RIVERS AND MOUNTAINS. 

William Pinnock (1782-1843), born in Alton, Hampshire became a schoolmaster. In 1817 he moved to London and, in partnership with Samuel Maunder, began the publication of cheap educational works. The Guide to Knowledge was a publication issued in weekly parts between 1833 and 1834 and containing maps printed from the woodblock with the incised lines appearing white on a black ground. The technique proved unpopular for topographical maps and was not used again, the county maps appearing again in a more traditional format by lithographic transfer Johnson's Atlas of England in 1847 & 1863.

Typeset text verso listing 150 mountains (of 183 shown on the engraving) with their continent and height.
Paper edges a little chipped and fragile.

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