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  LONDON 
 London Maps 

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 ($831 • €729 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 ($20,448 • €17,936 rates)


SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE. [London in the reign of William IV, with decorative vignettes]
London. London: J. Henshall, c.1835. Coloured. 400 x 650mm
Highly detailed double-page map of London, showing from Kensington Palace east to the Isle of Dogs, and the Oval north to Islington. The SDUK published two versions of this town plan: this is the more desirable, with two vignettes of the Tower of London from London Bridge and London from Holloway, with lengths of bridges shown and with elevations of principal buildings along the bottom margin.
[Ref: 15446]    £750.00 ($959 • €841 rates)


MOGG, Edward. [An extended edition of this plan of London in 1836]
Mogg's Strangers Guide To London. Exhibiting all the various Alterations & Improvements complete to the Present Time. Extended to Greenwich and Blackwall. London, 1836. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued. Total 500 x 805mm.
A fine and detailed map of London published the year before Queen Victoria came to the throne. This example is not the standard edition: it has been extended east to encompass the Isle of Dogs and Greenwich Park. Of interest is the addition of the London and Greenwich Railway, the first steam railway to have a terminus in London, London Bridge Station, which opened in December that year. Also Trafalgar Square is marked four years before construction started. Underneath the map is a 500-point key with references to the grid on the map, which does not include the extension. HOWGEGO: 238, variant of state 8, noted as 'B.M. copy has additional section'.
[Ref: 13829]    £1,100.00 ($1,406 • €1,233 rates)


MOGG, Edward. [London in the last year of William IV's reign]
Mogg's Strangers Guide To London. London, 1836. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 500 x 570mm.
A fine and detailed map of London published the year before Queen Victoria came to the throne, extending North to South from Pentonville to Kennington and East to West from Stepney to Knightsbridge. Of interest is the addition of the London and Greenwich Railway, the first steam railway to have a terminus in London, London Bridge Station, which opened in December that year. Also Trafalgar Square is marked four years before construction started. Underneath the map is a 500-point key with references to the grid on the map, which does not include the extension. Howgego No. 238 (8).
[Ref: 17893]    £675.00 ($863 • €757 rates)


SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE. [Mid-Victorian map of London with vignettes]
London. London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1836. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, total 400 x 650mm, folded into original covers.
A decorative folding map of London with vignettes of the Tower of London from London Bridge and London from Holloway, with lengths of bridges shown and with elevations of principal buildings along the bottom margin. Unusual to find this map sold sparately in a booklet format as this example, it is normally found bound in the SDUK as part of the atlas volume.
[Ref: 15496]    £700.00 ($895 • €785 rates)


MOGG, Edward. [Plan of London the year Victoria became Queen]
Mogg's New Plan of London. London, 1837. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued. 470 x 910mm, with separately-printed key under the map, total 550 x 910mm. With slipcase with illustrated publisher's label. Slipcase rubbed.
A detailed map of central London in fine colour. Extending from Hyde Park in the west, clockwise to Regent's Park, Pentonville, Bethnal Green, Stepney, Rotherhithe, Lambeth & Belgravia. Trafalgar Square is marked, three years before work started. Below the map is a key of '900 of the Principal Places' with a grid system of location. HOWGEGO: 353a, state 3 of 5.
[Ref: 13717]    £950.00 ($1,214 • €1,065 rates)


SHURY, John. [Plan of London from the first years of Victoria's reign]
Plan of London From Actual Survey 1838. London: John Shury, 1838. Coloured. Dissected and laid on linen, total 465 x 605mm.
A detailed map of London drawn, engraved and published by Shury. The only railway is the London and Greenwich Railway. Above the map is the title with an ornamental design of the Royal Arms and the arms of the Cities of London and Westminster; the other three sides are filled with 33 view of important buildings. HOWGEGO: 343, an unrecorded state between 3a and 4 of 8.
[Ref: 15000]    £1,500.00 ($1,917 • €1,682 rates)


CREIGHTON, R. [A plan of London early in the reign of Queen Victoria]
A Plan of London and its Environs. London, 1840. Coloured. 350 x 470mm.
Steel-engraved town plan of London, engraved by J. & C. Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary, published three years after Victoria became queen. The first railways into London have been built: the map marks the routes of the Greenwich, Croydon and Birmingham railways. HOWGEGO: 330.
[Ref: 15836]    £550.00 ($703 • €617 rates)


CRUCHLEY, G.F. [Early Victorian plan of London]
Cruchley's New Plan of London Shewing all the New and Intended Improvements to the Present Time. London, 1840. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, total 435 x 630mm.
A detailed map of London, extending to Hyde Park in the west, clockwise to Lord's Cricket Ground in St John's Wood, Regent's Park, Islington, Bethnal Green, Rotherhithe, Kennington, Chelsea and Brompton. A grid and an extensive key around three sides of the plan give a key to the streets. HOWGEGO: 307, 11a.
[Ref: 15345]    £750.00 ($959 • €841 rates)


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