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  LONDON 
 London Maps 

Illustrated London News. [London during the International Exhibition of 1862]
London. Guide to the International Exhibition 1862. London, 1862. Coloured wood engraving, printed area 765 x 1060mm. Original folds flattened with repairs, laid on canvas.
A large and detailed map of London, extending to Hammersmith in the west, Highgate, Bromley Greenwich Park and Stockwell. It was issued as a supplement to the ILN, 24th May, 1862, to coincide with the 'International Exhibition', the second of London's World Fairs after the Great Exhibition of 1851. Held on the site of the Natural History Museum, exhibits included parts of Charles Babbage's analytical engine, maritime and locomotive engines and William Morris's decorative arts. The exhibition attracted over six million visitors. Of interest on the map are the proposed bridge from Temple Gardens to Southwark; and the depiction of Battersea Park's original plan despite opening four years before with a different layout. HYDE: Victorian Maps of London, 82.
[Ref: 16177]    £750.00 ($957 • €840 rates)


  BRITISH ISLES 
 British Islands 

Illustrated London News. [Pictorial map of the Isle of Wight]
The Isle of Wight London, ILN, 1858. Glyphograph, sheet 400 x 280mm.
Information on the reverse relating to the vignettes around the map which show Osborn House, Black Gang Chine. Shanklin Chine, Hambrough Castle and the Needles lighthouse. Published May 8th 1858.
[Ref: 15188]    £55.00 ($70 • €62 rates)


  EUROPE 
 Baltic States 

Illustrated London News Picture Map of the Baltic Sea. London, 1856, 500 x 760mm
A large and lavishly illustrated map of the Baltic and countries bordering it, produced as a supplement to the Illustrated London News. With over fifty inset views and maps of the main cities of each country. Produced soon after the end of the Crimean war, this map illustrates the areas where military action took place, especially Cronstadt, St Petersburg, and Finland (then part of the Russian Empire) where much of the miltary action took place, resulting in a stalemate. On the verso a representation of "The Fleet At The Great Naval Review, At Spithead, April 23, 1856".
[Ref: 10369]    £325.00 ($415 • €364 rates)


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