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  BRITISH ISLES 
 English Counties 

GREENWOOD, C. & J. [Large-scale map of Somerset in fine colour]
Map of the County of Somerset from an Actual Survey made in the Years 1820 & 1821 by C. & J. Greenwood, London: Greenwood, Pringle & Co., 1822. Fine original colour. Dissected and laid on linen in two sections, edged with silk with marbled covers. Total 1860 x 1405mm. With original full calf box, with red morocco title label.
A highly-detailed map of Somerset, containing hundreds, parishes, towns, villages, turnpike roads, toll-bars, cross-roads, churches, castles, chapels, heaths, commons, canals, railways, distances between towns. Bottom left is a a fine vignette view of Wells Cathedral. Although not in Somerset, Bristol is shown in small but precise detail. Christopher & John Greenwood mapped all but five of the English counties in unprecedented detail, publishing their maps between 1817 and 1834.
[Ref: 18315]    £2,000.00 ($2,524 • €2,216 rates)


GREENWOOD, C. & J. [Large-scale map of Dorset in fine colour]
Map of the County of Dorset from an Actual Survey made in the Years 1825 & 1826 by C. & J. Greenwood, Most respectfully Dedicated to the Nobility, Clergy & Gentry of the County... London: Greenwood, Pringle & Co., 1826. Fine original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, edged with silk with marbled covers. Total 1190 x 1570mm. With original full calf box, with red morocco title label. Both map and box are in superb condition.
A highly-detailed map of Dorset, containing hundreds, parishes, towns, villages, turnpike roads, toll-bars, cross-roads, churches, castles, chapels, heaths, commons, canals, railways, distances between towns. Bottom left is a fine vignette view of Weymouth from the Nothe, drawn by R. Creighton. Christopher & John Greenwood mapped all but five of the English counties in unprecedented detail, publishing their maps between 1817 and 1834.
[Ref: 17600]    £2,400.00 ($3,029 • €2,659 rates)


GREENWOOD, C. & J. [Large-scale map of Devon in fine colour]
Map of the County of Devon from an Actual Survey made in the Years 1825 & 1826... London: Greenwood, Pringle & Co., 1827. Original colour. Nine sheets, dissected and laid on linen in three sections with silk edging & marbled covers, total if joined 1930 x 1950mm. With original full calf box. Box worn, silk edging loose in places.
A highly-detailed map of Devon, containing hundreds, parishes, towns, villages, turnpike roads, toll-bars, cross-roads, churches, castles, chapels, heaths, commons, canals, railways, distances between towns. Bottom left is a a fine view of Exeter Cathedral from the north west, drawn by R. Creighton and engraved by W. Woolnoth. Christopher & John Greenwood mapped all but five of the English counties in unprecedented detail, publishing their maps between 1817 and 1834. They also drew up smaller format versions for a large 'Atlas of England and Wales'.
[Ref: 18767]    £1,500.00 ($1,893 • €1,662 rates)


  LONDON 
 London Maps 

GREENWOOD, C. & J. [An important large scale map of London]
Map of London from Actual Survey Comprehending the various improvements to 1835. Humbly Dedicated to his most Gracious Majesty William IV by the Proprietors E. Ruff & Co, Hind Court, Fleet Street. London: E. Ruff & Co., 1835. Original colour. Six sheets dissected and laid on linen, total 1260 x 1860mm.
An incredibly detailed map of London, on a scale of 8 inches to a mile, extending to Kentish Town in the north, clockwise to the River Lea, Greenwich, Stockwell and Kensington. Under the map is a key and inset views of Westminster Abbey and St Paul's Cathedral. Brothers Christopher & John Greenwood spent three years on their new survey of London, which was first published in 1827. This, the first issue by Ruff, has been updated to 1835, adding: the London and Greenwich Railway (the capital's first railway) the year before it opened; the positioning of the new National Gallery; 'New Bridewell' prison, Tothill Fields, opened 1834, now the site of Westminster Cathedral; and Rennie's New London Bridge, with the Old Bridge removed. HOWGEGO: 309, edition 3a.
[Ref: 18179]    £16,000.00 ($20,192 • €17,728 rates)


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