Bacon 1892

457mm h x 676mm w (Cover: 184mm h x 115mm w)

Bacon 1892

Bacon's County Guide & Map of Essex

From now on, the cycling maps get illustrated covers. It starts with a man on a bicycle with drop levers being followed by a man on a horse.

Displayed scale of 10 miles = 94.5mm, or 2.7 miles/inch; actual scale of 2.6 miles/inch, or 1:165,000.

Has the railway line from Grays/Thurrock to Upminster (opened 1892), but the Upminster to Romford line is only shown as planned (opened 1893).

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