Sheet    5 drift, Old Series 1". Sussex, Beachy Head, Eastbourne. 1864, 1st edition.

Sheet 5 drift, Old Series 1". Sussex, Beachy Head, Eastbourne. 1864, 1st edition.

Geological Survey of England & Wales

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Sheet    5 drift, Old Series 1". Sussex, Beachy Head, Eastbourne. 1864, 1st edition. Hand-coloured engraving, trimmed to map edge on top and side margins, 65 x 88cm Clean, bright with little wear. Unique cartographical joke at sub-liminal level; second syllable of county name emerges gradually from Wealden Green. Library stamp and faint tape marks in bottom margin. In very good condition, but due to trimming and loss of legend rated only fair.