The Midland mapping book / F. Carder, the Leys Potteries.

Title: 
The Midland mapping book / F. Carder, the Leys Potteries.
Author/Artist: 
Carder, Frederick.
Publisher: 
1875.
Description: 
[10] leaves : ill., maps ; 19 x 14 cm.
Bib ID: 
119909
Notes: 
Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009.
Carder sketchbook. Part of the Carder/Steuben archives.
Includes maps of Holland and Belgium, Switzerland, Canada (Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland along with the northeastern U.S.), Africa (outline only), and India. Two leaves have 2 tangent circles similar to those used to show the eastern and western hemispheres simultaneously. The remaining pages include the sayings "I wish you a merry Christmas and a happy new ye[ar]" and "The Lord taketh pleasure in them that fear Him", laid out in arcs and handlettered in various font styles. One has been colored with watercolors. The last page has a circle that has been divided into the arcs used to layout the sayings.
Seafoam green paint on lower right corner of front cover, edges of pages and lower left corner of back cover.
Written inside back cover but crossed through: G. Carder & Sons, Leys Pottery, Brierley Hill.