A hand coloured, antique map of Sussex by Thomas Moule, engraved by W Schmollinger for the Rev James Barclay's "A Complete and Universal Dictionary", published in 1842.
This is the 5th state of this map, as it includes the first railway in the county - the line from Brighton to London.
The map is decorated in Moule's ornate style, including illustrations of the Chain Pier, Brighton, Chichester Cathedral and Arundel Castle.
Thomas Moule (1784 – 1851) was an English antiquarian, expert on heraldry and a map maker. He is best known for his popular and highly decorative maps of counties of England - steel engraved, and first published separately between 1830 and 1832.
Top margin trimmed.
Mounted. Ready to frame.
Print size: 26cm x 20cm
Mount size: 40.5cm x 35.5cm