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  LONDON 
 London Maps 

CRUCHLEY, G.F. [A late-Georgian map of London]
Cruchley's Improved Environs of London. London, c.1827. Coloured. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued, total 585 x 580mm. Minor wear at folds.
Detailed map of the environs of London, cut down from a larger map by the publisher, with a decorative border with the title stuck on, a device sometimes used to market two versions of the same map. The extents are Hounslow in the west, clockwise to Watford, Waltham Abbey, Epping, Romford, Dartford, Shoreham, Epsom and West Moelsey. Variant of HOWGEGO 299.
[Ref: 13737]    £800.00 ($1,022 • €897 rates)


CRUCHLEY, G.F. [A late-Georgian map of London]
Cruchley's Improved Environs of London. London, c.1827. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued, with slipcase. Total 585 x 580mm. Linen folds with small splits.
The environs of London, extending to Hounslow in the west, clockwise to Watford, Waltham Abbey, Epping, Romford, Dartford, Shoreham, Epsom and West Molsey. Cruchley has used an interesting publisher's trick: he has used a separately-printed decorative border, which includes the title and keys, so he could market the same map in different shapes. Variant of HOWGEGO 299.
[Ref: 15495]    £650.00 ($831 • €729 rates)


Anonymous. [A design plan of the new Sand Hills Estate, St Pancras]
Plan of the Sand Hills Estate, in the Parish of St. Pancras and County of Middlesex: the Property of The Skinners Company. London: J. Shuttleworth &co., c.1830. Lithographic map with hand colour, dissected and laid on linen as issued, in morocco slipcase with 'S.C.' and 'Sandhills' in gilt. Box with some signs of wear.
A plan of the Sand Hills Estate, which straddled what is now the Euston Road, with each house delineated. The part north of the Euston Road has now been redeveloped with the British Library and King's Cross Station, but south of the road much is recognisable but renamed: Euston Road is simply 'The New Road'; Cartwright Crescent is named here 'Burton Crescent'; and Hastings Street is 'Spelhurst Street'. Judd Street and Leigh Street have retained their names. The estate was developed by The Skinners' Company, a medieval trade guild of the furriers, one of the 'Great Twelve' livery companies of London.
[Ref: 12359]    £1,750.00 ($2,237 • €1,962 rates)


CRUCHLEY, George Frederick. [London at the end of the Georgian era]
Cruchley's New Plan of London Shewing all the New and Intended Improvements to the Present Time. London, 1830. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 420 x 600mm, folded into original slipcase with title label dated 1830. A few signs of age to map, slipcase worn.
A detailed folding map of London, published the year of the death of George IV and the accession of his brother William IV. Of interest are the parallel Old and New London Bridges, the 'New' being the one designed by John Rennie now in Arizona. The planned improvements at Charing Cross, in which the King's Mews was demolished to make way for the National Gallery and Trafalgar Square, are marked. HOWGEGO: 307, 4.
[Ref: 17650]    £650.00 ($831 • €729 rates)


OUTHETT, John. [Town plan of London in 1830]
Laurie's New Plan of London and its Environs, Comprising the New Buildings and Recent Improvements Being an Original Survey by John Outhett. 1830. London: Richard Holmes Laurie, 1830. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 660 x 830mm. Splits to linen reinforced on verso.
Detailed plan of London, extending to Hyde Park in the west clockwise to Hampstead, Stoke Newington, Hackney Marshes, The East India Docks and the Isle of Dogs, Greenwich, Camberwell and Battersea. Of interest is the development of Chelsea, Belgravia & Pimlico, with the layout of Eaton Square (begun 1827), and the new development of 'Portland Town', houses built for the working classes in what is now St John's Wood. Both Lambeth Bridge and the Thames Tunnel are shown as 'proposed'. HOWGEGO: 283, state 5 of 7.
[Ref: 13699]    £1,250.00 ($1,598 • €1,401 rates)


FAIRBURN, John. [A rare handkerchief map of the Environs of London]
The Travelling Handkerchief. Fairburn's Map of the Country Twelve Miles Round London. London: Fairburn, 1831. Engraved map printed on calico. 590 x 540mm.
A handkerchief map of the environs of London, printed on calico as an alternative to paper . The map is circular, and reaches Teddington in the south west, clockwise to Norwood, Harrow on the Hill, Chipping Barnet, Dagenham, Purley and Kingston. It is decorated by vignette views of Chelsea and Greenwich Hospitals in the bottom corners, and the part of the title is on a banner held aloft in an eagle's beak. HOWGEGO: 216 (3).
[Ref: 13642]    £2,800.00 ($3,578 • €3,139 rates)


FRASER, James. [Plan of London during the reign of William IV]
Fraser's Panoramic Plan of London. Dedicated to Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Adelaide. London, c.1831. Original colour. Steel-engraving, dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 410 x 550mm.
A beautiful plan of central London engraved by James Neele, extending to Hyde Park, Regent's Park, Regent's Canal, the Surrey Docks, Kennington and Chelsea. It shows John Rennie's New London Bridge (opened 1831, now in Arizona) with the old bridge to the side. The map is surrounded by 18 vignettes of important buildings, including St Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, the Italian Opera House (now Her Majesty's Theatre), Drury Lane Theatre (Theatre Royal), the Thames Tunnel, and, although not shown on the map, Hammersmith Suspension Bridge. HOWGEGO: 332, state 1 of 3.
[Ref: 17044]    £1,350.00 ($1,725 • €1,513 rates)


Anonymous. [London's new Metropolitan Boroughs in 1832]
The Metropolitan Boroughs as defined by the Reform Bill. London, 1832. Coloured, 600 x 510mm. Folds flattened as usual on this issue.
Extending North to South from Tottenham to Norwood and East to West from West Ham to Kensington. This map was produced after the Electoral Reform Bill of 1831/32 that created the metropolitan boroughs of London. HOWGEGO: 338.
[Ref: 14974]    £600.00 ($767 • €673 rates)


PIGOT, James. [A circular plan of London and Environs]
Pigot & Co.s New Map of the Environs of London Extending 14 Miles Round St Pauls in every Direction. London & Manchester, 1832. Coloured, 480 x 430mm. Repaired tear.
A superb map of London and its environs engraved in a round format with vignettes of St Pauls and the Custom House below, published for the 'British Atlas of the Counties of England'. Encompassing from Cheshunt to Couldsdon and Purfleet to Harlington. HOWGEGO No. 341 State 2 of 4.
[Ref: 11253]    £1,250.00 ($1,598 • €1,401 rates)


CRUCHLEY, George Frederick. [Striking circular map of the London environs]
24 Miles Round London. London, 1833. Original colour with additions to the borders. Dissected and laid on linen, total 680 x 680mm.
A detailed map of London and its environs within a circle surrounded by a foliate border. It extends to Windsor in the west, clockwise to St Albans, Hertford, Brentwood, Gravesend, Sevenoaks, Reigate and Dorking. This is the first state, before the addition of any railways. HOWGEGO No. 347, state 1 of 5.
[Ref: 17996]    £1,850.00 ($2,364 • €2,074 rates)


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