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[The British Isles] The British Isles

An uncommon pictorial map of The British Isles designed by Cecil Meyer showing the railway system with the major cities symbolized by the most important buildings, usually a church or lordly manor. Bordered by coats of arms from the cities of the British Isles and with decorative cartouche for Scotland, England, Ireland and Wales, plus a decorative compass rose. On verso: Ten panels, showing landmarks, with brief explanatory text and coat of arms, and text highlights “The British Isles – Home of History and Romance”. Published in London, 1935 at Charles & Edwin Layton Ltd. Cfr. Rumsey Map Collection 9864.000