Catalog Archive
Auction 191, Lot 464


"[14 Maps] The Cyclist Pocket Touring Maps of Britain", Johnston, W. & A.K.

Subject: Britain

Period: 1939 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

14.5 x 11.3 inches
36.8 x 28.7 cm
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This novel set published in conjunction with The Cyclist magazine features 14 maps that fold into 7 miniature booklets. The maps divide England, Wales, and Scotland into 14 sections and specifically highlight roads suitable for bicyclists in each region, with helpful accompanying text by The Cyclist editor F.J. Camm. Maps appear on recto and verso and fold into small black cloth booklets. The booklets are housed in a black cloth slipcase with title in green on spine and a key map in green on the front cover.


Condition: B+

Maps are in good to very good condition, with some extraneous creases, short splits at fold intersections, and/or minor color offsetting. Covers for individual booklets have minor wear and a red stain on the booklet with sections 1 and 2. Slipcase has light shelf wear.

Estimate: $30 - $50

Sold for: $55

Closed on 2/8/2023