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[BOWEN, Emanuel, fl.1714-1767] : A PLAN OF THE CITY AND LIBERTIES OF LONDON AFTER THE DREADFUL CONFLAGRATION IN THE YEAR 1666. THE BLANK PART WHEREOF REPRESENTS THE RUINS AND EXTENT OF THE FIRE; & THE PERSPECTIVE THAT LEFT STANDING.

[BOWEN, Emanuel, fl.1714-1767] : A PLAN OF THE CITY AND LIBERTIES OF LONDON AFTER THE DREADFUL CONFLAGRATION IN THE YEAR 1666. THE BLANK PART WHEREOF REPRESENTS THE RUINS AND EXTENT OF THE FIRE; & THE PERSPECTIVE THAT LEFT STANDING.

[London : for T. Osborne & J. Shipton; and J. Hodges, 1756]. A handsome antique map of the City of London and its surrounds, designed to show the vast extent of the Great Fire of 1666. The excised detail leaves a good clear outline of the streets of the seventeenth-century city and the principal sites and buildings are given in keyed indices. The map was based by Bowen on an earlier map by Wenceslaus Hollar. Originally produced for William Maitland’s “The History of London, from its Foundation” (1739), and here in a later edition, with Bowen’s name burnished out.
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 219 x 330mm (approx. 8-5/8” x 13”). Faint vertical fold, but despite minor evidence of age and use, a very good and still most attractive map. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 38/007. Howgego 19a.

£400

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ANTIQUE MAP: BOWLES’S REDUCED NEW POCKET PLAN OF THE CITIES OF LONDON AND WESTMINSTER, WITH THE BOROUGH OF SOUTHWARK, EXHIBITING THE NEW BUILDINGS TO THE YEAR 1791.

BOWLES, Carington, 1724-1793 : BOWLES’S REDUCED NEW POCKET PLAN OF THE CITIES OF LONDON AND WESTMINSTER, WITH THE BOROUGH OF SOUTHWARK, EXHIBITING THE NEW BUILDINGS TO THE YEAR 1791.

London : Carington Bowles, 1791. An attractive late eighteenth-century map of central London, engraved on a generous scale of four inches to the mile, extending out to Islington in the north, Stepney in the east, Newington Butts in the south and Hyde Park Corner to the west. Originally engraved by Joseph Ellis (fl.1758-1802) and published in 1773, the map was regularly revised through to the end of the century. Below the map is an extensive 'Table of References to the Churches and Principal Buildings, Shewing their Situation in the above Plan', together with a 'Geometrical Explanation' of how to read from grid squares.
Copper engraving on paper. Original hand colour. Printed surface 388 x 552mm (approx. 15-1/4” x 21-3/4”). Dissected and mounted on linen. Some wear and splitting to folds, with some folds neatly strenghtened and repaired on verso with archival tape; a good and serviceable copy of a fragile and ephemeral item. Howgego 158A/008.

£400

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ANTIQUE MAP: THE PEDESTRIAN’S COMPANION. FIFTEEN MILES ROUND LONDON.

COLLINS, H.G. (Henry George), fl.1832-1858 : THE PEDESTRIAN’S COMPANION. FIFTEEN MILES ROUND LONDON.

London : Henry George Collins, [ca.1850]. An interesting version of this map of the London area, presented on a slightly larger scale than two miles to the inch, and extending northwards to Shenley, west to Upminster, south to Epsom and westwards to Hillingdon and Uxbridge. The map would appear to be a slightly enlarged lithographic transfer of the map of the same title drawn by W. Ebden, engraved by Sidney Hall and published by Mary Jane Godwin in 1822 (Howgego 289), rather than the other map of this title referenced as Howgego 360a and Hyde D&H 366. Collins is known to have taken out patents for various new ways of printing plates, including electro-block printing, and the present map presumably represents one of his earliest experiments in this field.
Litho transfer on paper. Full original hand colour. Printed surface 455 x 555mm (approx. 18" x 21-3/4”). Dissected, mounted on linen, and folding into the publisher’s cloth case, with orange paper label; old pin-holes to corners, where the map has been pinned up; cloth case neatly restored and refurbished; a very good example of an uncommon map.

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ANTIQUE MAP: A NEW AND CORRECT PLAN OF LONDON AND WESTMINSTER, WITH THE LATEST IMPROVEMENTS.

DARTON, William, 1781-1854 : A NEW AND CORRECT PLAN OF LONDON AND WESTMINSTER, WITH THE LATEST IMPROVEMENTS.

London : William Darton, 1828. An attractive plan of early nineteenth-century London giving good detail on a scale of 3-3/4 inches to the mile – the coverage extending north to the Angel, east beyond Stepney Green, south to Walworth and the Oval, and west to Chelsea. Originally published by the elder William Darton (1755-1819) in 1807, but here expanded in scope, revised and corrected to January 1828 by the younger Darton. A keyed index below the map gives references for 200 of the principal streets.
Copper line engraving on paper, with original hand colour. Engraved surface 390 x 559mm (approx. 15-1/4” x 22"). Pressed, with some minor repairs to a few small holes, and completely remargined, but overall in very good state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Howgego 240a – not listing this late variant.

£400

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ANTIQUE MAP: FORD’S ILLUSTRATED MEMORIAL OF THE GRAND INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION OF ALL NATIONS, HYDE PARK, LONDON 1851.

DELAMOTTE, William Alfred, 1806-1872 : FORD’S ILLUSTRATED MEMORIAL OF THE GRAND INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION OF ALL NATIONS, HYDE PARK, LONDON 1851.

London : William Simpson Ford, [1851]. Handsome and scarce, a stylised and simplified plan of Central London, from Hyde Park across to the City of London, with sixty or so of the principal buildings shown pictorially in roundels and vignettes. The plan is framed within a foliate pictorial border – the Great Exhibition at the top, the Bank of England, the Royal Exchange and the Mansion House at the foot, portraits of Victoria and Albert, and images of the national costumes of the countries of the world. Issued as a souvenir of the Great Exhibition, the plan was designed by the artist William Alfred Delamotte, then acting as librarian at St. Bartholmew’s Hospital (which is pictured), also responsible for making sketches of medical conditions for the hospital museum. Lithographed in black on a sepia ground by the otherwise unrecorded J. Meyer, evidently from some of the spellings not a native English speaker.
Lithograph in two colours on paper. Printed surface 553 x 370mm (approx. 21-3/4” x 14-1/2”). Horizontal fold; a touch dusty; couple of marks; very slight fraying to one margin; a few short marginal tears extending just within the printed area; mild creasing at foot, but overall in very good condition for a scarce and ephemeral item. A single copy only on COPAC (British Library) – not listed by Hyde.

£500

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ANTIQUE MAP: A NEW AND COMPLETE PLAN OF LONDON WESTMINSTER AND SOUTHWARK WITH THE ADDITIONAL BUILDINGS TO THE YEAR 1777.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : A NEW AND COMPLETE PLAN OF LONDON WESTMINSTER AND SOUTHWARK WITH THE ADDITIONAL BUILDINGS TO THE YEAR 1777.

[London : John Cooke], 1777. A neatly worked map of the whole of the built-up area of London in the eighteenth-century – on a scale of about 3-1/2 inches to the mile. The area shown extends from Hyde Park in the west to Mile End and Shadwell in the east, and from the borders of Islington down to Lambeth. Originally produced for John Cooke’s part-work publication Walter Harrison : “A New and Universal History, Description and Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster” (London : 1775-1777).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 265 x 490mm (approx. 10-1/2” x 19-1/4”). Trimmed tight to neatlines at head and sides; laid down on backing paper; some minor creasing and slight dustiness, but overall in good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 57/039. Howgego 169.

£250

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ANTIQUE MAP: THE COUNTRY TWENTY-FIVE MILES ROUND LONDON, PLANNED FROM A SCALE OF ONE MILE TO AN INCH.

FADEN, William, 1749-1836 : THE COUNTRY TWENTY-FIVE MILES ROUND LONDON, PLANNED FROM A SCALE OF ONE MILE TO AN INCH.

London : W. Faden, 1815. The “third edition” of this large and handsome map of the Greater London area – extending on a one-inch scale northwards to take in Tring and Hertford, east to Chelmsford and Basildon, south to Tonbridge, Dorking and Guildford, and west beyond Beaconsfield and Windsor. Faden was a maker of serious maps for serious purposes – "the turnpike roads are all laid down from an actual measurement with a perambulator" – and this map, originally published in 1788, was the best of its period. It was regularly updated – the present issue revised to include the newly erected Regent’s Park and Strand (Waterloo) Bridge – and remained in print until at least 1880.
Copper line engraving on paper, with original hand colour. Engraved surface 1033 x 1254mm (approx. 40-5/8” x 49-1/4”). Dissected and mounted on linen, and folding to 261 x 160mm. Small holes to margins where the map has been tacked up for display; some very faint overall tanning, but a very good and clean copy in the remaining lower half of a contemporary sheepskin case. Howgego 188/07.

£750

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ANTIQUE MAP: FOLDEX MAP OF LONDON.

FOLDEX LTD. – publishers : FOLDEX MAP OF LONDON.

London : Foldex, [ca. 1955]. A stylishly designed map of Central London on a scale of four inches to the mile. The key is given in six languages, and unusual features are the indicators of noteworthy taverns, all night coffee stalls, all night chemists, night clubs and cabarets, bandstands, shopping centres, etc. Inset panels list places of note, hotels and give a map of the underground system. The verso of the map offers a street index, with a space for notes.
Coloured lithograph on paper. Printed surface 400 x 700mm (approx 15-3/4” x 27-1/2”). Folding into the original thin card wrappers; a few light marks and scuffs to wrappers, but the map itself very good.

£25

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ANTIQUE MAP: THE ENVIRONS OF LONDON.

HUGHES, William, 1817-1876 : THE ENVIRONS OF LONDON.

[London : 1848]. A neatly designed and engraved map of the Greater London area by William Hughes F.R.G.S. Extends west to Harrow, north to Edgware, east to Barking and south to Wimbledon.
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 166 x 209mm (approx. 6-5/8” x 8-1/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Hyde 15.

£100

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ANTIQUE MAP: LONDON.

JONES, George – publisher : LONDON.

London : G. Jones, 1815. An attractive antique map – London from Chelsea and Paddington across to Stratford, and from Hackney down to Kennington – presented on a scale of just under two inches to the mile. Originally produced for the serially published “Encyclopaedia Londinensis” (London : 1810-1829).
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 239 x 381mm (approx. 9-3/8” x 15”). A few minor marks and tiny paper flaws, but overall in very good and clean condition. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£200

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ANTIQUE MAP: AN ENTIRE NEW PLAN OF THE CITIES OF LONDON & WESTMINSTER; WITH THE BOROUGH OF SOUTHWARK: COMPREHENDING THE NEW BUILDINGS AND OTHER ALTERATIONS, TO THE YEAR 1807.

MOGG, Edward, 1769-1851 : AN ENTIRE NEW PLAN OF THE CITIES OF LONDON & WESTMINSTER; WITH THE BOROUGH OF SOUTHWARK: COMPREHENDING THE NEW BUILDINGS AND OTHER ALTERATIONS, TO THE YEAR 1807.

London : Edward Mogg, 1807. Fifth edition. A handsome plan of early nineteenth-century London on a generous scale of over six inches to the mile. Extending north to Pentonville, eastwards to Stepney Green, south to Lambeth Palace, and westwards to Knightsbridge and Paddington, the map first appeared in or about 1803 and was revised annually through to the late 1820s. Both engraved and published by Edward Mogg, the planned new streets and bridges are also included.
Copper line engraving on paper, with original hand colour. Engraved surface 455 x 890mm (approx. 18” x 35”). Dissected, mounted on linen, and folding into the original slip-case, with Mogg’s label and a handy list of Hackney-Coach Fares (one shilling, eighteen pence, and two shillings) on the reverse. The case a little rubbed; a few minor signs of age and use, but still a very good example.

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ANTIQUE MAP: MIDDLESEX.

[MOULE, Thomas, 1784-1851] : MIDDLESEX.

[London : George Virtue, 1848]. One of the most attractive and popular of all antique maps of the county, originally engraved by William Schmollinger (fl.1830-1837) for the part-work “English Counties Delineated” (London : 1830-1837) prepared by the antiquary Thomas Moule. Decorated with a foliate border, coats of arms, allegorical figures and inset views of Westminster Bridge and Buckingham Palace. Originally engraved in 1831, the present version, showing some development of the railway system, is dated to 1848.
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 195 x 258mm. Faint horizontal folds; a touch of discolouration to outer margin, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£125

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ANTIQUE MAP: LONDON AFTER THE FIRE ANNO DOMINI 1666.

NEELE, Samuel John, 1758-1824 : LONDON AFTER THE FIRE ANNO DOMINI 1666.

London : John Stockdale, 1796. A neatly engraved plan of the City of London showing the area impacted by the Great Fire – from Fleet Street across to Tower Dock, north to Cripplegate and south to London Bridge. An extensive keyed index identifies the major buildings, churches, etc. Originally produced for Henry Hunter’s part-work "The History of London and its Environs” published serially between 1796 and 1811.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 214 x 264mm (approx. 8-3/8” x 10-3/8”). Imprint at foot partially erased, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 107/006.

£50

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ANTIQUE MAP: MIDDLESEX OLIM A TRINOBANTIBUS HABITATA.

NORDEN, John, 1547?-1625 : MIDDLESEX OLIM A TRINOBANTIBUS HABITATA.

[London : 1637]. A fine early map of the metropolitan county – London and its northern and western environs, the coverage extending up to Enfield Chase and westwards beyond the Middlesex border to Eton and Windsor, with also a number of place-names to the south and east (Kingston, Richmond, Putney, Wandsworth, Clapham, Deptford, Greenwich, Stepney, Hackney, Leyton, Walthamstow, etc). Originally produced for the 1607 edition of William Camden’s "Britannia", the present example is dated to 1637. Decorated with a strapwork title-piece topped with birds and snails, a compass rose, etc.
Copper engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 274 x 335mm (approx. 10-3/4” x 13-1/8”). Small repairs to minor tears to margins in two places, the first just extending into the engraved area; some slight vertical creasing near old central fold, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£500

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ANTIQUE MAP: [COVER TITLE] S. W. ENVIRONS OF LONDON.

ORDNANCE SURVEY : [COVER TITLE] S. W. ENVIRONS OF LONDON.

Southampton : Ordnance Survey Office 1878-1889. A composite map of the southern and western environs of London made up of various ordnance survey one-inch sheets. Centred more or less on Weybridge and extending north to Slough and Ealing, east to Greenwich and Oxted, southwards to include Godalming and west to take in Farnham, Sandhurst and Waltham St. Lawrence, and including Windsor, Richmond, Chiswick, Putney, Fulham, Clapham, Camberwell, Croydon, Caterham, Redhill, Reigate, Dorking, Guildford, Aldershot, etc.
Electrotype on paper. Full original hand colour. Printed surface 680 x 1000mm (approx. 26-3/4” x 39”). Dissected, mounted on linen and folding into red shagreen guards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Guards very slightly rubbed, just a hint of tanning to some folds, but overall in very good and clean state. With the contemporary ownership inscription of Arthur Edgell Eastwood (1860-1949), solicitor and J.P.

£150

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ANTIQUE MAP: [COVER TITLE] HOW TO SEE LONDON : MAPS AND GAZETTEER.

PHILIP & SON, George – publishers : [COVER TITLE] HOW TO SEE LONDON : MAPS AND GAZETTEER.

London : George Philip & Son, [1950]. An attractive post-war edition of this London guide which first appeared in 1937. Includes suggested itineraries; a double-page map of the exit roads in two colours; four similar sectional maps of the approaches by road; a double-page map of the environs; a coloured indexed map of the theatres, etc.; three coloured double-page maps of central London at a scale of four inches to the mile; a coloured map of the inner London railways, etc.; a gazetteer; notes on places of interest, and an index to the street plans, with notes on places of worship and the underground railways on lower wrapper.
Demy 8vo (22cm). (40)pp. Original decorative stapled wrappers; wrappers lightly tanned, with one tiny chip and a very short tear; staples a little rusted, but otherwise an attractive copy of an ephemeral production.

£25

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ANTIQUE MAP: MAP OF THE COUNTRY SURROUNDING LONDON, TO THE EXTENT OF THIRTY MILES.

[RUSSELL, John, 1750?-1829] : MAP OF THE COUNTRY SURROUNDING LONDON, TO THE EXTENT OF THIRTY MILES.

London : J. Robins, 1818. An attractive antique map – London and its environs two hundred years ago. At a scale of half an inch to the mile, the map extends northwards to include Welwyn, east to Basildon and Rochester, south beyond Reigate and Guildford, and west to Beaconsfield. Drawn and engraved by John Russell and originally produced in 1808 for the part-work by “Dr David Hughson” (David Pugh) known as “London; being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis” (London : 1805-1809) – but here in an updated and corrected later impression.
Copper line engraving on paper. Full original hand colour. Engraved surface 356 x 400mm (approx. 14” x 15-3/4”). Cropped tight to right-hand margin, with a short nick just touching the map; old folds; a couple of faint and tiny marks, but overall in very good state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Howgego 246 – not listing this later variant.

£200

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ANTIQUE MAP: THE

SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON & CO. – publishers : THE "DISTRICT RAILWAY" MAP OF LONDON.

London : Sampson Low, Marston & Co., [1898]. Sixth edition. A handsome map of late Victorian London on a scale of roughly three and three-quarter inches to the mile, extending north to Haverstock Hill, east to Stepney, south to Clapham Common, and west to Ealing Broadway. The primary emphasis is on the London railway system, with the emerging underground system overlaid in bright red on a detailed street-plan, the overground and electric railways in blue, together with all the proposed extensions, the connecting omnibus routes, etc. The area from Putney Bridge to Wimbledon covered by the District Line is separately shown in an inset. The map was first published some twenty years earlier and continued to be regularly updated on into the twentieth century.
Coloured lithograph on paper. Printed surface 670 x 1035mm (approx. 26-1/4” x 40-3/4”). Mounted on linen and folding into the original pictorial card case; map a little tanned, with some wear and some minor loss at folds; pinholes at corners, suggestive of prolonged working life and display; the card case worn, broken and split, with remains of crude repairs; but overall a good and still attractive map. With the assertive pencilled ownership inscription of G. M. Powell of 57 Charterhouse Street on verso of map. Hyde 176.(8).

£100

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ANTIQUE MAP: SMITH’S NEW PLAN OF LONDON, WESTMINSTER & SOUTHWARK; COMPREHENDING ALL THE NEW BUILDINGS, AND 350 REFERENCES TO THE PRINCIPAL STREETS WITH THE NEW DOCKS AT WAPPING & BLACKWALL.

SMITH, Charles, 1768?-1854 : SMITH’S NEW PLAN OF LONDON, WESTMINSTER & SOUTHWARK; COMPREHENDING ALL THE NEW BUILDINGS, AND 350 REFERENCES TO THE PRINCIPAL STREETS WITH THE NEW DOCKS AT WAPPING & BLACKWALL.

London : for C. Smith, 1816. An attractive pocket-map of London from Charles Smith of the Strand at a scale of four inches to the mile, extending northwards to Pentonville, east beyond the Isle of Dogs to the East India Dock, south to Newington Butts, and west to Knightsbridge and Paddington. First published in 1801, the map was revised more or less annually through to the 1840s – the present edition including the proposed new Vauxhall and Strand Bridges and their approach roads. A keyed index to the 350 or so principal streets, giving their location square, is engraved below the map.
Copper line engraving on paper, with original hand colour. Engraved surface 413 x 733mm (approx. 16-1/4” x 29”). Dissected, mounted on linen, and folding into the original card slip-case with Smith’s dated 1815 engraved label reading “Smith’s New Pocket Plan of London with the Docks at Wapping & Blackwall”. Slip-case rubbed and worn; the map with very minor wear at folds and some light spotting, the spotting more severe on the linen backing, but still in very good condition for an ephemeral article of this type. With a few pencilled additions by a former owner to the north of the map, seemingly related to the later building of railways. Howgego 225 – not listing this 1816 edition.

£450

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ANTIQUE MAP: ENVIRONS OF LONDON.

SMITH, W.H. (William Henry) & SON – publishers : ENVIRONS OF LONDON.

London : W. H. Smith & Son, [ca.1880]. A nicely detailed Victorian map of the whole of the Greater London area on a scale of one-inch to the mile – extending east-west from Chadwell Heath to Windsor, and north-south from Potters Bar to Ashstead. Advertised as “very suitable for pedestrians”, the map pays particular attention to railway stations and footpaths. Undated, but evidently completed shortly after the extension of the Metropolitan Line to Harrow.
Line engraving on paper. Full original hand colour. Engraved surface 726 x 827mm (approx. 28-5/8” x 32-5/8”). Mounted on linen and folding into the original publishers’ cloth case, with paper label; minor wear and browning to some folds, with one panel split, but a good copy. Contemporary ownership inscription of Arthur Robert Grubbe (1851-1914) of London and Southwold on cover label, and later ownership inscription of M. V. Morton within. Hyde 171.(3).

£100

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ANTIQUE MAP: THE THAMES, FROM THE TOWER TO WESTMINSTER.

SULMAN, Thomas, 1832-1900 : THE THAMES, FROM THE TOWER TO WESTMINSTER.

[London : W. H. Allen, 1891]. A handsome and unusual bird’s-eye view of the central London portion of the Thames – from the Tower of London to the Houses of Parliament, with the eight bridges between. Designed by the architectural draughtsman Thomas Sulman, engraved by George William Ruffle (1838-1901), and originally produced for Herbert Fry’s “London: Illustrated by Twenty Bird’s Eye Views of the Principal Streets” (1891).
Wood engraving on paper, with letter-press shoulder notes. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 208 x 120mm (approx. 8-1/4” x 4-3/4”). A few small stab-marks to the original horizontal fold, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£75

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ANTIQUE MAP: PLAN OF THE CITY OF WESTMINSTER, IN THE TIME OF QUEEN ELIZABETH.

WOODTHORPE, Vincent, 1764?-1822 : PLAN OF THE CITY OF WESTMINSTER, IN THE TIME OF QUEEN ELIZABETH.

[London : T. Hughes, 1805]. An attractive antique map of Elizabethan Westminster, nestling on the curve of the Thames, based on the 1593 map of John Norden. Originally produced for B. Lambert, “The History and Survey of London and its Environs from the Earliest Period” (London : 1805-1806).
Etching and line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 120 x 193mm (approx. 4-3/4” x 7-5/8”). Trimmed within imprint at foot, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 96/027.

£100

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ANTIQUE MAP: PLAN OF THE CITY OF WESTMINSTER IN THE TIME OF QUEEN ELIZABETH.

WOODTHORPE, Vincent, 1764?-1822 : PLAN OF THE CITY OF WESTMINSTER IN THE TIME OF QUEEN ELIZABETH.

London : J. Coxhead, 1813. A neatly worked map, copied from the John Norden plan of 1593 and showing Westminster as it stood at the close of the sixteenth century. Engraved by Vincent Woodthorpe (1764?-1822) and originally produced for B. Lambert : “The History and Survey of London and its Environs from the Earliest Period” (London : 1805-1806) – and here in a slightly later impression.
Etching and line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 121 x 194mm (approx. 4-3/4” x 7-5/8”). Trimmed a little tight at head, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 111/005.

£75

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ANTIQUE MAP: ENVIRONS OF LONDON.

WYLD, James, 1790-1836 : ENVIRONS OF LONDON.

London : James Wyld, 1891. An attractive circular map of the environs of London on a scale of half an inch to a mile, extending north beyond Hertford and Ware, east to Tilbury, south to Dorking and Edenbridge, and westwards to Windsor and Eton. Coloured circles indicate places respectively within four miles and twelve miles of Charing Cross, Originally published in 1832 and revised and updated by Wyld’s son and grandson until the present version, which is the last known.
Lithograph on paper with delicate original hand colour. Printed surface 620 x 610mm (approx. 24-3/8” x 24”). Dissected, mounted on linen, and folding into a Wyld cloth case, with paper labels (cover title “Wyld’s New Map of Country Round London”); case a little worn and spine label chipped; pinholes to upper margin of map; a few slight creases, but the map overall in very good state. Ownership stamp of James Scott in two places, with some pencilled addition to the map beyond the south-west corner. Hyde D&H 344 – not listing this edition.

£400

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