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[London at the beginning of the 19th century] London, extending from the Head of the Paddington Canal West, to the West India Docks East with the propsed Improvements between the Royal Exchange and Finsbury Square. London, 1806. Coloured. 300 x 530mm. Minor repair to left margin.
A plan of London showing from the Serpentine clockwise to Islington, the West India Docks and Lambeth, with an extensive key underneath. Engraved by Russell for Hughson's 'London, being an accurate history and description of the British metropolis'. HOWGEGO: 240.
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[One of the few maps of Chelsea] A Map Of Chelsea Surveyed In The Year 1664. London, 1810. Coloured. 295 x 440mm. Watermarked 1804. Repairs at folds.
Antique map of Chelsea extending from Knightsbridge to Fulham surveyed at a time when it was described as a 'village of Palaces'. Some landmarks remain: Chelsea Physic Garden, shown under the title 'Apothecarys Garden', Chelsea Old Church, Worlds End and the Kings Road. It is likely that 'James Hamilton' was the army officer and courtier made Ranger of Hyde Park in 1660, who died after losing a leg to a cannonball in 1673.
($750 • €690 rates)
[Map of London published near the end of the Napoleonic Wars] London In Miniature With the Surrounding Villages. An Entire New Plan In which the Improvements both present and intended are actually reduced (by permission) from the serveys of the Several Proprietors... London, 1813. Original Colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, 515 x 940mm. With slipcase with publisher's label. Slipcase distressed.
Plan of London extending from Kilburn in the north west clockwise to Islington, Hackney, the River Lea and the East India Docks, Greenwich, Camberwell, Battersea and Kensington. King's Road is still 'The King's Private Road'; Notting Hill Gate is the 'Kensington Gravel Pits'; the Vauxhall Bridge and Road are shown as planned, as is Waterloo Bridge; and the planned Regent's Park is not yet laid out. HOWGEGO No. 237, unrecorded state between 6 & 7, lacking Regent's Park.
($1,188 • €1,093 rates)
[Folding map of the environs of London in fine colour] Mogg's Twenty Four Miles Round London. London, Mogg, 1817. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued, total 615 x 570mm.
A circular map of the London area, extending to Windsor in the west, clockwise to Ware, Brentwood, Gravesend, Sevenoaks, Dorking & Ripley. Published soon after the end of the Napoleonic Wars, the map focuses on the roads, with the main routes from London marked off in miles. An orange line marks the extent of the Two Penny Post delivery. HOWGEGO: 235, state 5 of 11.
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[A Georgian map of Tottenham] A Map of the Parish of Tottenham in the County of Middlesex from an Actual Survey. London, 1818. Coloured. Sheet 405 x 580mm. Laid on linen as issued, binding folds flattened.
A map of Tottenham Parish, engraved by R.E. Bowler and E.G. Triquet for William Robinson's 'History and Antiquities of the Parish of Tottenham High Cross'. Besides marking the houses, the area of each field is measured, in acres, rods and perches. The site of the White Hart Lane stadium is still fields, on the corner of High Road and Marsh Lane (now renamed Park Lane.)
($563 • €518 rates)
[An early 19th century large scale map of London] Cary's New and Accurate Plan of London and Westminster, the Borough of Southwark and parts adjacent; viz. Kensington, Chelsea, Islington, Hackney, Walwortth, Newington... and Plans of the New London & East & West India Docks. London, 1820. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued, total 820 x 1510mm.
A superbly detailed record of late-Georgian London. To the west the extent is the 'Kensington Gravel Pits' or Notting Hill Gate as it is known today; to the east the plan has been extented past Limehouse to the new docks, the Isle of Dogs and the River Lea; to the north it is Islington, with its workhouse, and to the south are Kennington and Walworth. HOWGEGO: 184.
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[Town plan of London in 1821] Laurie's New Plan of London and its Environs, Comprising the New Buildings and Recent Improvements Being an Original Survey by John Outhett. London: Richard Holmes Laurie, 1821. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 660 x 830mm. With publisher's slipcase.
Detailed plan of London, extending to Hyde Park in the west clockwise to Hampstead, Stoke Newington, Hackney, 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). HOWGEGO: 283, state 2.
($1,563 • €1,438 rates)
[Regent's Park] Plan of the Regent's Park. London, Jones & Co. 1827. Coloured copper engraving. 205 x 250mm. Narrow top and bottom margins
A plan of the newly laid-out Regent's Park, with an index to the principal terraces and buildings. Engraved by John Cleghorn from a design by Thomas H. Shepherd. Published July 28, 1827 by Jones & Co. Acton Place, Kingsland Road, London.
($225 • €207 rates)
[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.
($1,000 • €920 rates)
[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.
($813 • €748 rates)
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