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  LONDON 
 London Maps 

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 ($855 • €738 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 ($1,644 • €1,420 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 ($3,682 • €3,181 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 ($1,775 • €1,534 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 ($789 • €682 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 ($1,644 • €1,420 rates)


Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [The environs of London during the reign of William IV]
The Environs of London. London: Chapman & Hall, 1832. Coloured steel-engraving. 330 x 405mm.
Detailed map showing the suburbs of London when they were truly villages. The extents are Hampton Court and Bushy Park in the south west, east to Erith Marshes and Mitcham Common. north to Totteridge.
[Ref: 17105]    £185.00 ($243 • €210 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 ($2,433 • €2,102 rates)


SCHMOLLINGER, William. [London]
Improved Map of London for 1833, from Actual Survey. London: George Virtue, 1833, coloured, 425 x 625mm.
A detailed and attractive map of London from Kensington Gardens to the West India Docks, with the title cartouche along the top margin flanked by roses and leaves.
[Ref: 14797]    £650.00 ($855 • €738 rates)


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 ($21,040 • €18,176 rates)


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