Chawton Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map 1913 Sheet XXXV/11
Ordnance Survey, reprint 1913 – sheet XXXV/11.
Large linen backed folding map (32 dissected sections) with marbled paper covers.
Scale 1:2500 (25.344 inches to a statute mile).
Covers part of Chawton in Hampshire and the surrounding area, including the London and South Western Railway (Alton & Winchester).
Chawton was Jane Austen’s home for the last eight years of her life. Here, she wrote Mansfield Park, Emma, and Persuasion.
Seller’s label to front – Sifton, Praed & Co. Ltd., The Map House, 67 St. James’s Street, London S.W.
Size: 29 x 42 inches approx. (unfolded) – 7 x 5 inches approx (folded).
Covers are dusty and foxed with a water stain to front; map a little dusty and marked in places otherwise in clean condition; cloth a touch frayed to edges.
Overall, a reasonably nice copy.