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[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.)
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[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.
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[A plan of Georgian London] A New Map of London and its environs From an Original Survey Extending 8 Miles, East and West, 6¼ Miles, North & South, in which All new and intended Buildings, Improvements &c, Are carefully Inserted. Third Edition. London: Hoare & Reeves, 1825. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued, total 660 x 820mm.
Plan of London extending to Brompton in the west, clockwise to Kentish Town, Clapton, the East India Docks, Greenwich, Camberwell & Battersea. On the map the development of Duke of Westminster's estates around Belgrave and Eaton squares has started. A key of the principal streets has been pasted on the reverse. HOWGEGO: 289a.
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[Plan of London during the reign of George IV] Tegg's, New Plan of London, &c. With 360 References to the Principal Streets &c. 1825. London: Tegg, 1825. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued, total 440 x 615mm, folded into publisher's marbled slipcase. Slipcase worn.
A fine plan of central London extending to Lord's Cricket Ground in the north west, clockwise to Pentonville, Hackney, Limehouse, Newington Butts and Chelsea Hospital. At the time of publication John Nash was planning the remodelling St James's Park, and the map is coloured to show the areas affected. Underneath is an extensive key linked to the numbered squares on the map. HOWGEGO: 295, 3.
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[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.
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[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.
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[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.
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[Antique plan of the new Sand Hills Estate, St Pancras] Plan of the Sand Hills Estate, in the Parish of St. Pancras and County of Middlesex: the Property of The Skinners Company. London: J. Shuttleworth &co., c.1830. Lithographic map with hand colour, dissected and laid on linen as issued, in morocco slipcase with 'S.C.' and 'Sandhills' in gilt. Box with some signs of wear.
A plan of the Sand Hills Estate, which straddled what is now the Euston Road, with each house delineated. The part north of the Euston Road has now been redeveloped with the British Library and King's Cross Station, but south of the road much is recognisable but renamed: Euston Road is simply 'The New Road'; Cartwright Crescent is named here 'Burton Crescent'; and Hastings Street is 'Spelhurst Street'. Judd Street and Leigh Street have retained their names. The estate was developed by The Skinners' Company, a medieval trade guild of the furriers, one of the 'Great Twelve' livery companies of London.
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