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ANTIQUE MAP: [CROYDON, ETC].

[BACON, G.W. (George Washington), 1830-1922 – publisher] : [CROYDON, ETC].

[London : G. W. Bacon, ca.1885]. An attractive map of the Croydon area, giving good detail on a scale of four inches to the mile. The area covered extends north to Thornton Heath station, east to Ashburton Road, south to South Croydon station, and west to include the Hare and Hounds at Waddon, etc. Originally produced for Bacon’s “New Atlas of London and Suburbs”.
Lithograph on paper, with full original hand colour. Printed surface 266 x 207mm (approx. 10-1/2” x 8-1/8”). Faint original fold, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£75

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ANTIQUE MAP: STREET PLAN. SECTION VII [FULHAM, CHELSEA, BATTERSEA, ETC].

BARTHOLOMEW & CO., John : STREET PLAN. SECTION VII [FULHAM, CHELSEA, BATTERSEA, ETC].

London : G. W. Bacon, [1899]. A neatly worked street-plan of part of West London on a scale of just under two inches to the mile. The coverage extends from Hammersmith Broadway in the west, across to Victoria Station,and down to Clapham Old Town, Clapham Junction and Putney Station, taking in Fulham, Parsons Green, Earls Court, Brompton, Chelsea, Battersea Park, Lavender Hill, etc. Produced by John Bartholomew & Co. of Edinburgh for the London publisher George Washington Bacon.
Coloured lithograph on paper. Printed surface 140 x 200mm (approx. 5-1/2” x 7-7/8”. Old central fold and a couple of tiny nicks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£40

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ANTIQUE MAP: A NEW AND ACCURATE PLAN OF THE CITY OF WESTMINSTER THE DUTCHY OF LANCASTER AND PLACES ADJACENT.

COLE, Benjamin, 1697?-1783 : A NEW AND ACCURATE PLAN OF THE CITY OF WESTMINSTER THE DUTCHY OF LANCASTER AND PLACES ADJACENT.

[London : for T. Osborne & J. Shipton; and J. Hodges, 1756]. A handsome antique map of eighteenth-century Westminster, extending from Marylebone and Lambs Conduit Fields down to Tothill Fields, south of Horseferry Road. The coverage extends from Shepherd Market to beyond Chancery Lane. Decorated with a rococo cartouche and a compass rose. Originally engraved by Benjamin Cole for the part-work edition of William Maitland’s “History of London” (London : 1753-1756).
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 232 x 360mm (approx. 9” x 14-1/4”). A few tiny flaws to margins, not affecting image; faint offsetting in places, but overall a very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 38/086.

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ANTIQUE MAP: AN ACTUALL SURVEY OF THE PARISH OF ST. DUNSTAN STEPNEY, ALIAS STEBUNHEATH BEING ONE OF THE TEN PARISHES OF MIDDLESEX ADJACENT TO THE CITY OF LONDON.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : AN ACTUALL SURVEY OF THE PARISH OF ST. DUNSTAN STEPNEY, ALIAS STEBUNHEATH BEING ONE OF THE TEN PARISHES OF MIDDLESEX ADJACENT TO THE CITY OF LONDON.

[London : for W. Innys & J. Richardson, J. & P. Knapton & others], 1755. A most attractive eighteenth-century map of Stepney parish and the East End hamlets of Bethnal Green, Bow, Bromley, Limehouse, Mile End, Poplar, Ratcliffe, Spitalfields, Wapping and the Isle of Dogs. A keyed table gives the names of over 100 streets, courts, walks and alleys. Although seemingly rather earlier, both in style and content, the map was first published with the 1754-1756 edition of John Stow’s “Survey of London”.
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 354 x 284mm (approx. 14” x 11-1/4”). Faint old folds, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 37/080.

£400

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ANTIQUE MAP: A MAP OF ST. GILES’S  CRIPPLE GATE. WITHOUT. WITH LARGE ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : A MAP OF ST. GILES’S CRIPPLE GATE. WITHOUT. WITH LARGE ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS.

[London : for A. Churchill, J. Knapton & others, 1720]. A most attractive early eighteenth-century map of the northern fringe of the City of London – “Upper Moor Fields” (now Finsbury Square), “Artillery Ground” (the H.A.C. grounds), the City Road, Bunhill Fields, Old Street and beyond, the Goswell Road, Golden Lane, Whitecross Street, Chiswell Street, etc. A numbered key gives the names of over seventy of the smaller courts, yards and alleys. Originally produced for the 1720 edition of John Stow’s “Survey of London”.
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 280 x 358mm (approx. 11-1/8” x 14-1/8”). Very faint press crease, but in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 25/052.

£200

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ANTIQUE MAP: A MAP OF ST. GILES’S  CRIPPLE GATE. WITHOUT. WITH LARGE ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : A MAP OF ST. GILES’S CRIPPLE GATE. WITHOUT. WITH LARGE ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS.

[London : for A. Churchill, J. Knapton & others, 1720]. A most attractive early eighteenth-century map of the northern fringe of the City of London – “Upper Moor Fields” (now Finsbury Square), “Artillery Ground” (the H.A.C. grounds), the City Road, Bunhill Fields, Old Street and beyond, the Goswell Road, Golden Lane, Whitecross Street, Chiswell Street, etc. A numbered key gives the names of over seventy of the smaller courts, yards and alleys. Originally produced for the 1720 edition of John Stow’s “Survey of London”.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 280 x 358mm (approx. 11-1/8” x 14-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 25/052.

£200

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ANTIQUE MAP: A MAP OF THE PARISH OF ST MARY WHITE CHAPPEL.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : A MAP OF THE PARISH OF ST MARY WHITE CHAPPEL.

[London : for A. Churchill, J. Knapton & others, 1720]. A most attractive early eighteenth-century map of Whitechapel, showing the High Street leading out to the Mile End Road, Wentworth ("Wentford") and Montague Streets to the north, Mansell Street and Leman ("Lemon") Street running south, crossed by Alie ("Ailiff") Street, Wellclose Square, etc. Inset is a smaller map of the tiny parish of St. Katherine’s by the Tower, now largely replaced by St. Katherine’s Dock. Keyed tables give the names of dozens of streets, courts and alleys. Originally produced for the 1720 edition of John Stow’s “Survey of London”.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 274 x 356mm (approx. 10-3/4” x 14”). One small area of very mild discolouration towards upper margin, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 25/047.

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ANTIQUE MAP: A MAP OF THE PARISHES OF ST OLAVE AND ST THOMAS SOUTHWARK.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : A MAP OF THE PARISHES OF ST OLAVE AND ST THOMAS SOUTHWARK.

[London : for W. Innys & J. Richardson, J. & P. Knapton & others], 1755. An attractively detailed antique map – a depiction of the Southwark parishes of St. Olave and St. Thomas – from London Bridge across to Shad Thames, with Tooley Street, "Barnaby" (Bermondsey) Street, Crucifix Lane, Horselydown Lane, Fair Street, etc. Numbered and lettered keys give the names of seventy-seven of the smaller streets, courts and alleys. Originally produced for the part-work edition of John Stow’s “A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster” (London : 1754-1757).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 278 x 352mm (approx. 11” x 13-7/8”). Faint old vertical fold, some very minor creasing, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 37/074.

£200

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ANTIQUE MAP: THE PARISH OF ST JOHNS WAPPING / THE PARISH OF ST PAUL SHADWELL.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : THE PARISH OF ST JOHNS WAPPING / THE PARISH OF ST PAUL SHADWELL.

[London : for W. Innys & J. Richardson, J. & P. Knapton & others], 1755. A highly attractive early eighteenth-century map – a double image with separate maps of the riverside parishes of Wapping and Shadwell. The first depicts the old sickle-shaped parish of Wapping extending north to Well Street and Neptune Street, down to the river via Nightingale Lane, and along Wapping High Street, via Wapping Stairs and Execution Dock, to Cinnamon Street, etc. The second shows the more compact parish of Shadwell, tightly packed around the church, with Wapping Wall, etc, to the south. Keyed tables give the names sixty-eight of the smaller streets, courts and alleys. Originally published in 1720, the present version of the map was produced for the 1754-1756 edition of John Stow’s “Survey of London”.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 283 x 364mm (approx. 11-1/8” x 14-3/8”). Original light vertical fold; some mild browning and offsetting; short tears to upper margin, but overall in good state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 37/078.

£125

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ANTIQUE MAP: SHOREDITCH. NORTON FOLGATE AND CREPPLEGATE WITHOUT. TAKEN FROM YE LAST SURVEY WITH CORRECTIONS.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : SHOREDITCH. NORTON FOLGATE AND CREPPLEGATE WITHOUT. TAKEN FROM YE LAST SURVEY WITH CORRECTIONS.

[London : for A. Churchill, J. Knapton & others, 1720]. An attractive eighteenth-century map of the area lying just to the north of the City of London, extending from the lower end of the Goswell Road along Old Street to Shoreditch High Street and including Chiswell Street, Upper Moorfields (the site of the present Finsbury Square), the Artillery (H.A.C.) Ground, Bunhill Fields and Hoxton Square. Keyed tables identify eighty-three of the smaller courts, alleys, yards, inns, etc. Originally produced for the 1720 edition of John Stow’s “Survey of London”.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 285 x 354mm (approx. 11-1/4” x 14”). Faint tanning to the original vertical fold, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 25/051.

£250

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ANTIQUE MAP: SPITTLE FIELDS AND PLACES ADIACENT TAKEN FROM YE LAST SURVEY WITH CORRECTIONS.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : SPITTLE FIELDS AND PLACES ADIACENT TAKEN FROM YE LAST SURVEY WITH CORRECTIONS.

[London : for A. Churchill, J. Knapton & others, 1720]. A most attractive early eighteenth-century map of the Spitalfields area of London, extending from Norton Folgate and Shoreditch in the west across open fields to Mile End New Town and Bethnal Green and including Spitalfields Market, Fashion Street, Brick Lane, etc. Originally produced for the 1720 edition of John Stow’s “Survey of London”.
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 284 x 352mm (approx. 11-1/4” x 13-7/8”). Old folds; some spotting and creasing, but a reasonable copy. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£200

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ANTIQUE MAP: [COVER TITLE] FOX’S MAP AND STREET REFERENCE PLAN OF ENFIELD AND ADJOINING DISTRICT.

FOX, H.A. (Henry Adolphus), 1894-1989 : [COVER TITLE] FOX’S MAP AND STREET REFERENCE PLAN OF ENFIELD AND ADJOINING DISTRICT.

Harrow : Dudley Press (Harrow), [ca.1950]. Second edition. A pocket street map of Enfield, Gordon Hill, Enfield Lock, Brimsdown, Ponders End, Lower Edmonton, Bush Hill Park, Winchmore Hill, Grange Park and Enfield Chase on a scale of around four and a half inches to the mile. With a street reference key, advertisements for local businesses, etc. First published in 1948 – with this later edition not located in any major UK library.
Lithograph on paper. 385 x 347mm (approx. 15-1/4” x 13-1/2”) + [8]pp text. Folding into thin card stapled wrappers; staples rusting, wrappers slightly creased, but the map in very good and clean state.

£25

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ANTIQUE MAP: [COVER TITLE] FOX’S STREET REFERENCE PLAN AND MAP OF EDMONTON AND DISTRICT.

FOX, H.A. (Henry Adolphus), 1894-1989 : [COVER TITLE] FOX’S STREET REFERENCE PLAN AND MAP OF EDMONTON AND DISTRICT.

Ilford : H. A. Fox, [1948]. First edition. A pocket street map of Edmonton, Grange Park, Bush Hill Park, Ponders End, Angel Road, Silver Street, White Hart Lane, and Winchmore Hill on a scale of around four inches to the mile. With a street reference key, advertisements for local businesses, etc., including one for the Essex Bookshop of Manor Park (prop. David A. Dann).
Lithograph on paper. 345 x 445mm (approx. 13-1/2” x 17-1/2”). Folding into a paper wrapper. In very good and clean state.

£25

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ANTIQUE MAP: WESMINSTER [sic].

NORDEN, John, 1547?-1625 : WESMINSTER [sic].

[London : 1878 (or later)]. A Victorian rendition of the well-known sixteenth-century plan of Westminster produced by the Elizabethan surveyor John Norden and originally published in 1593. The plan shows Westminster as a ribbon of development from Millbank across to Temple Bar – with Westminster Abbey, Charing Cross, Covent Garden and the Strand clearly shown – deer in St. James’s Park, and open fields north of Drury Lane. Originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 137 x 214mm (approx. 5-3/8” x 8-3/8”). Text on verso. Slight nick at head, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£50

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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 Justice of the Peace.

£150

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ANTIQUE MAP: [CLAPHAM JUNCTION].

PHILIP & SON, George – publishers : [CLAPHAM JUNCTION].

London : George Philip & Son, [ca.1908]. An attractive map of the area around Clapham Junction, extending north into Battersea and parts of Fulham, east and south to take in portions of Wandsworth and Clapham Commons, and west to include Wandsworth High Street. Produced on a scale of some 2-3/4 inches to the mile, the map was originally produced for an early twentieth-cenury edition of "Philip’s Handy Volume Atlas of London".
Coloured lithograph on paper. Printed surface 164 x 194mm (approx. 6-3/8” x 7-5/8”). Just a hint of tanning through age, a couple of slight nicks, but overall in very good state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£40

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ANTIQUE MAP: STREET PLAN OF LONDON. STREATHAM, NORWOOD, &C.

PHILIP & SON, George – publishers : STREET PLAN OF LONDON. STREATHAM, NORWOOD, &C.

London : George Philip & Son, [1896]. An attractive map of the central and southern parts of Streatham, extending south towards Norbury, and east to Beulah Hill. Produced on a scale of some three inches to the mile and originally produced for “Philips’ Handy-Volume Atlas of the County of London”.
Coloured lithograph on paper. Printed surface 160 x 198mm (approx. 6-1/4” x 7-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£40

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ANTIQUE MAP: STREET PLAN OF LONDON. STREATHAM, NORWOOD, &C.

PHILIP & SON, George – publishers : STREET PLAN OF LONDON. STREATHAM, NORWOOD, &C.

London : George Philip & Son, [1904]. An attractive map of the central and southern parts of Streatham, extending south towards Norbury, and east to Beulah Hill. Produced on a scale of some three inches to the mile and originally produced for "Philips’ Handy-Volume Atlas of the County of London".
Coloured lithograph on paper. Printed surface 160 x 196mm (approx. 6-1/8” x 7-5/8”). Just a hint of tanning through age, a couple of slight nicks, but overall in very good state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£40

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ANTIQUE MAP: THE OARSMAN’S AND ANGLER’S MAP OF THE RIVER THAMES FROM ITS SOURCE TO LONDON BRIDGE.

REYNOLDS & SONS, James – publishers : THE OARSMAN’S AND ANGLER’S MAP OF THE RIVER THAMES FROM ITS SOURCE TO LONDON BRIDGE.

London : James Reynolds & Sons, 1884. A handsome folding nineteenth-century map of the Thames (from above Cricklade to London Bridge) on a scale of one-inch to the mile – with extensive printed marginal notes on locks, weirs, fishing, bathing, tolls, etc., and with towpaths, ferries, watermills, distances from London, etc., clearly marked. A further three pages of printed notes on boating, bye-laws, pleasure-boat tolls, angling, netting, fish sizes, night fishing, rods and punts, etc., are attached to the lining of the case. A revision of the map first produced for James Reynolds (1817-1876) by Ernest George Ravenstein (1834-1913) in 1861.
Lithograph on paper, with original hand colour. Printed surface 2600 x 141mm (approx. 102" x 5-5/8”). Mounted on linen, and folding into the original cloth gilt case; some faint browning to outer leaves, just a hint of wear to some folds, but a very good copy.

£200

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ANTIQUE MAP: A MAP OF BLACKFRIARS AND NEW BRIDGE STREET ...

[SAYER, J.P. (John Pearson), 1901-1984] : A MAP OF BLACKFRIARS AND NEW BRIDGE STREET ...

[London : George Newnes, 1947]. An attractive pictorial map, with historical notes and vignettes, depicting the area around Ludgate Circus and New Bridge Street, extending northwards to take in part of Farringdon Street, and southwards to Blackfriars Bridge. The verso of the map bears additional notes on the Fleet River, etc., and a decorative title. Originally produced for the “Strand Magazine” – Jack Sayer produced a number of similar maps used as railway posters in the interwar years.
Coloured lithograph on paper. Printed surface 258 x 187mm (approx. 10-1/8” x 7-3/8”. Original horizontal fold; a couple of small staple holes to fold, but otherwise in very good and clean state.

£40

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ANTIQUE MAP: A MAP OF THE STRAND FROM TRAFALGAR SQUARE TO ALDWYCH ...

SAYER, J.P. (John Pearson), 1901-1984 : A MAP OF THE STRAND FROM TRAFALGAR SQUARE TO ALDWYCH ...

[London : George Newnes], 1947. An attractive pictorial map, with historical notes, depicting the area between Northumberland Street and the Savoy Theatre, extending southwards to the Thames and northwards to take in Maiden Lane. The verso of the map bears an additional map showing the next portion of the Strand, with Exeter Street, Wellington Street and Savoy Hill, as well as a pictorial title. Originally produced for the “Strand Magazine” – Jack Sayer produced a number of similar maps used as railway posters in the interwar years.
Coloured lithograph on paper. Printed surface 186 x 257mm (approx. 7-3/8” x 10-1/8”. Original vertical fold; a couple of small staple holes to fold, but otherwise in very good and clean state.

£40

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ANTIQUE MAP: TWO MAPS OF CHARING CROSS SO DISPLAYED THAT THE CHANGES CAUSED BY THE CONSTRUCTION OF TRAFALGAR SQUARE MAY BE CONVENIENTLY STUDIED.

SAYER, J.P. (John Pearson), 1901-1984 : TWO MAPS OF CHARING CROSS SO DISPLAYED THAT THE CHANGES CAUSED BY THE CONSTRUCTION OF TRAFALGAR SQUARE MAY BE CONVENIENTLY STUDIED.

[London : George Newnes], (1947). An attractive pictorial double-map, with historical notes, depicting the Charing Cross area both before and after the construction of Trafalgar Square, Northumberland Avenue, etc. The verso of the map bears a pictorial title and further footnotes on the area. Originally produced for the “Strand Magazine” – Jack Sayer produced a number of similar maps used as railway posters in the interwar years.
Coloured lithograph on paper. Printed surface 187 x 257mm (approx. 7-3/8” x 10-1/8”. Original vertical fold; a couple of small staple holes to fold, but otherwise in very good and clean state.

£40

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ANTIQUE MAP: PLAN OF THE REGENT’S PARK.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : PLAN OF THE REGENT’S PARK.

London : Jones & Co., 1827. An attractive antique plan of the then newly laid-out Regent’s Park, with a keyed index to the principal terraces and buildings. Engraved by John Cleghorn (1784-1873) from a design by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd and originally produced for Shepherd’s series “Metropolitan Improvements; or London in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1827-1830).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 203 x 230mm (approx. 8” x 9-1/8”). Cropped just within neatline at head and trimmed tight at foot (as usual); a few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 154/043.

£50

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ANTIQUE MAP: SUBURBS OF LONDON SHEET 4. HAMMERSMITH &C.

WELLER, Edward, 1819-1884 : SUBURBS OF LONDON SHEET 4. HAMMERSMITH &C.

London : Weekly Dispatch, 1862. A pleasant and well-detailed map of this part of west London at a scale of over nine inches to the mile – Hammersmith, Brook Green, and West Kensington – the map extending south to Greyhound Road, east to include Holland Park, north to the "New Road" (Goldhawk Road), and west to include Ravenscourt Park. One of the six supplementary suburban sheets issued to accompany Weller’s 1861-1862 map of London.
Lithograph on paper. Printed surface 315 x 435mm (approx. 12-1/2” x 17-1/8”). Trimmed a little close; manuscript number in one corner; minor creasing and old fold; part of the publishers’ date stamp at upper right-hand corner, but overall in very good and clean state. Hyde 73.(1).

£125

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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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