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  LONDON 
 London Maps 

FROGGETT, John Walter. [A finely-engraved map of the environs of London]
Froggett's Survey of the Country Thirty Miles round London, 1831. London: J.W. Froggett, 1831. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, total 1120 x 1365mm.
The first issue of this large map, showing Miadenhead in the west, clockwise to Tring, Hertford, Chelmsford, Chatham, Maidstone, Tonbridge, Reigate, Dorking, Guildford and Bagshot, on a scale of 1 inch to the mile. Hills and ridges are hatchured and parks higlighted with colour. HOWGEGOL: 333.
[Ref: 18608]    £1,800.00 ($2,372 • €2,097 rates)


CRUCHLEY, George Frederick. [A fine wall map of London in the early 1830s.]
Cruchley's New Plan of London and its Environs. London: 1836. Original colour. Six sheets, dissected and laid on linen, total size 1250 x 1390mm. Re-lined with conservation linen.
A large and decorative map of London and its immediate environs, with Hammersmith in the west clockwise to Cricklewood, Highgate, Leyton, Stratford, East India Dock, Lewisham, Dulwich, Streatham, Wandsworth, Putney & Barn Elms. London's first railways are shown as 'proposed'. HOWGEGO: 317a, 6.
[Ref: 18609]    £7,250.00 ($9,556 • €8,447 rates)


WELLER, Edward. [A wall map of Victorian London]
London. London: 1861-62. Coloured. Nine sheets conjoined, total 1390 x 1880mm. Backed with linen.
A very large, detailed map of London, produced by Edward Weller for the "Daily Dispatch" between 1861-1862 and brought out in parts by the Dispatch, and later compiled amongst other maps into the "Dispatch Atlas" published in 1863. The map shows amongst other things, post district boundaries and post offices. It also marks the site of the International Exhibition of 1861, which is now occupied by the South Kensington museums. It also shows Waterloo Station (1848). the new Victoria Station (1860) and Brunel's original Hungerford Suspension Bridge, which was just about to be replaced with the railway bridge for Charing Cross Station. HYDE "Printed maps of Victorian London", No. 73 (1).
[Ref: 9702]    £2,800.00 ($3,690 • €3,262 rates)


WYLD, James. [A large and fine wall map of London]
London and its Environs. London, c.1875. Coloured. Dissected & laid on linen as issued, 1090 x 1300mm.
A very large and detailed map of London in fine original colour, extending from Kew Bridge in the west, clockwise to Highgate, Leytonstone, Canning Town, Greenwich & Blackheath, Norwood and Richmond Park. The map is within a printed frame, pasted on, which contains the title and lists of parishes. HYDE: D & H 415.
[Ref: 13722]    £4,000.00 ($5,272 • €4,660 rates)


WYLD, James. [A fine wall map of London]
London and its Environs. London, c.1875. Coloured. Dissected & laid on linen as issued, 1090 x 1300mm. Repairs to linen folds.
A very large and detailed map of London in fine original colour, extending from Kew Bridge in the west, clockwise to Highgate, Leytonstone, Canning Town, Greenwich & Blackheath, Norwood and Richmond Park. The map is within a printed frame, pasted on, which contains the title and lists of parishes. HYDE: D & H 415.
[Ref: 19012]    £3,400.00 ($4,481 • €3,961 rates)


  BRITISH ISLES 
 Scotland 

CAMPBELL, Robert. [Wall Map of Scotland]
A New and Correct Map of Scotland or North Britain with all the Post and Military Roads, Divisions &ca. Drawn from the Most Approved Surveys Illustrated with Many Additional Improvements, and Regulated by the Latest Astronomical Observations by Lieutenant Campbell. London, Laurie & Whittle, 1794. Original outline colour. Four sheets conjoined, total 1230 x 1070mm. Minor repairs to binding folds.
A huge map of Scotland, based on the Marcus Armstrong map first published by Sayer & Bennett in 1782, but here revised with improved western coastlines by Admiralty surveyor Lieutenant Robert Campbell.
[Ref: 16013]    £1,400.00 ($1,845 • €1,631 rates)


  EUROPE 

KITCHIN, Thomas. [Wall map of Europe published during the French Revolutionary Wars]
Europe Divided into its Empires, Kingdoms, States, Republics, &c.r by Tho.s Kitchin, Hydrographer to the King, with many Additions and Improvements from the latest Surveys and Observations of Mr D'Anville. London: Laurie & Whittle. 1795. Original colour. Four sheets conjoined, total 1015 x 1210mm.
A large and very attractive wall map of Europe in original colour and with great detail, either side of the map are two columns of explanatory text giving various details about each country. With a rococo title cartouche depicting the tools of a mapmaker and a series of ensigns of various nations along the bottom margin, including the 13 star American flag officially adopted after the end of the War of Independance in 1783 .
[Ref: 16017]    £1,750.00 ($2,307 • €2,039 rates)


TRAUX, Maximilian de. [A wall map of Europe according to the Congress of Vienna]
Carte Générale et Itinéraire de L'Europe Divisée en Tous les États d'après le Congrèss sw Vienne & autres traités postérieurs. Vienna: Artaria & Comp., 1818. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen in nine sections as issued, total if joined 1400 x 1740mm.
A large and detailed wall map, depicting the boundaries of Europe as settled by the Congress of Vienna (1814-5), settling the changes caused by the Napoleonic War. Besides these borders this map is interesting for its depiction of the coach roads and use of hatchuring to display relief. Maximilian de Traux (c.1765-c1830) was a colonel of the Austrian milirary engineers. From 1803 he was active in Dalmatia, improving the defences of Zadar, but also surveying Dalmatia (witrh a map published 1810) and its cities.
[Ref: 17177]    £1,400.00 ($1,845 • €1,631 rates)


LIZARS, William Home. [Wall map of Europe]
Europe Exhibiting Its Present Political Divisions. Edinburgh, c. 1830, original colour, 750 x 900mm.
A very large and attractive map of Europe in vibrant original colour on four joined double sheets as issued. Drawn and engraved by William Home Lizars, a member of the important family of Scottish cartographers and publishers active in Edinburgh in the first half of the 19th century. The family had a prolific output of maps and atlases.
[Ref: 8919]    £400.00 ($527 • €466 rates)


BRUÉ, Adrien Hubert. [Wall map of Europe in 1844 once owned by Louis-Philippe, last king of France.]
Carte Physique, Routière et Politique d'Europe, d'après les Dernieres Traites de Paix. Paris: Charles Picquet, 1844. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, total 1250 x 1870mm. With red octagonal ink stamp with crown and initials "L.P".
A large format map of Europe, highlighting the boundary changes according to peace treaties. Recent years had seen Russia's gains from Persia in the Caucasus (1828), an independent Greece with Russia's increased territory in the Balkans (1829-32) and Belgium's borders (Treaty of the Eighty Articles, 1831). The ink stamp seems to be a variant of that of Louis-Philippe (1773-1850), the last king of France, who was forced to abdicate in the French Revolution of 1848. He spent the last years of his life in England.
This item is currently on reserve


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