Laurie & Whittle 1806

307mm h x 255mm w

Laurie & Whittle 1806

New Traveller's Companion

First published in 1806, the Companion was re-issued several times (the 5th was in 1810) to 1846.

Displayed scale of 15 miles = 37.4mm, or 10.2 miles/inch; actual scale = 9.7 miles/inch, or 1:615,000.

The Companion was published in soft leather covers so that it could be rolled up and placed in a pocket when travelling.

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