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  LONDON 
 London Maps 

CRUCHLEY, G.F. [A plan of London during the reign of William IV]
Cruchley's New Plan of London Improved to 1832. London, 1832. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 560 x 1440mm. Repairs to linen at folds.
A decorative map of London, extending west to Hammersmith and Kensal Green, north to Regents Park, east to Bromley-by-Bow and the East India Docks, and south to Kennington and Chelsea. Of interest is the line of the 'Proposed London and Greenwich Railway', not opened until 1936. The decorative border, which contains the title, is on strips of paper pasted over the edge of the map: thus Cruchley could market the same map in different formats. Engraved in the lower border is an an advert: 'This map can be had on the same scale to extend to Highgate, Hampstead, Clapton...' HOWGEGO: 304, C 1a.
[Ref: 17046]    £3,250.00 ($4,316 • €3,715 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 ($1,660 • €1,429 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 ($2,457 • €2,115 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 ($863 • €743 rates)


CROSS, Joseph. [London in the reign of William IV]
Cross's New Plan of London. 1834. London, 1834. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued, total 650 x 1005mm. With slipcase with label of mapseller C. Smith. Slipcase rubbed.
A folding map of London extending to Kensington Gore in the west, clockwise to St John's Wood, Islington, Hackney. the River Lea, East India Docks, Greenwich, Peckham, Battersea and Brompton. A circle marks the extent of the Hackney coach area of operation. London's first railway, the London and Greenwich, is marked as 'intended', two years before London Bridge Station opened. The National Gallery and Trafalgar Square are shown under construction. HOWGEGO 317.
[Ref: 15443]    £1,650.00 ($2,191 • €1,886 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 ($21,248 • €18,288 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 ($996 • €857 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 ($1,461 • €1,257 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 ($896 • €772 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 ($930 • €800 rates)


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