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 London Maps 

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 ($737 • €626 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 ($1,005 • €854 rates)

CRUCHLEY, G.F. [Plan of London in 1841]
Cruchley's New Plan of London Improved. Including the East and West India Docks. London, 1841. Original colour. 470 x 950mm, dissected and laid on linen as issued. A very fine example.
Detailed folding map of London, covering from Regents Park clockwise to Pentonville, the River Lea, the Isle of Dogs, Kennington, Chelsea Hospital and Sloane Street. Originally published in 1826, this example is an 'improved edition corrected to 1st January 1841', with the 'New Houses of Parliament' marked. Having burned down in 1836, the foundation stone was laid in 1840; work was completed by the 1870s. HOWGEGO: 304, B12.
[Ref: 16277]    £1,250.00 ($1,675 • €1,424 rates)

DAVIES, Benjamin Rees. [Plan of London and its suburbs]
London and its Environs. Containing the Boundaries of the Metropolitan Boroughs, the different Railroads & Stations, The New Cemeteries, Roads, Docks, Canals and all modern improvements. London: Letts, Cheffins, Orr & Corss, 1847. Coloured. Dissected and laid down on linen, as issued, 555 x 700mm. Some wear to linen at folds.
A mid-19th century plan of London with fine original colour. With the advent of the railways extending the reach of Londoners, the map shows what was then the environs but are now the suburbs, with Teddington, Twickenham, Isleworth, Harrow-on-the-Hill, Hendon, Finchley, Walthhamstow and Barking shown north of the Thames, and Kingston, Richmond, Wimbledon, Streatham, Beckenham, Bromley and Chislehurst south of the river. HOWGEGO No. 372.
[Ref: 17599]    £850.00 ($1,139 • €968 rates)

FADEN, William. [The environs of London in fine original colour]
A New Topographical Map of the Country in the Vicinity of London, Describing all the New Improvements, Metropolitan Boroughs and Parish Boundaries. London: James Wyld, c.1860. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 860 x 850mm.
A detailed folding map of the immediate environs of London, extending to Chiswick in the west, clockwise to Finchley, Upper Edmonton, Woodford & Wanstead, Barking, Woolwich, Chislehurst, Bromley, Beckenham, Mitcham, Merton, Wimbledon & Barnes. For this state the map has been re-engraved with Turnham Green extending through the printed border. The marking of Victoria Bridge (now Grosvenor Bridge), taking trains to Victoria Station, dates the map to c. 1860. HOWGEGO: 250, this state not listed.
[Ref: 15677]    £2,800.00 ($3,752 • €3,189 rates)

CRUCHLEY, G.F. [Early Victorian plan of London]
Cruchley's New Plan of London Improved to 1846. London, 1846. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 560 x 1440mm, folded into the original publisher's slipcase.
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 are the outline of the streets in the new development at Notting Hill, and the new railway lines coming into London, including dotted lines added in manuscript for proposed lines. 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 state 8.
[Ref: 16474]    £3,500.00 ($4,690 • €3,987 rates)

FAMILY TIMES. [A large circular map of London in the mid-19th century]
Twelve Miles Round St Paul's. Family Times No. 335 Strand. 1845. London, 1845. Coloured wood-engraving. Sheet 900 x 900mm. A few minor repairs. This map is usually found dissected and laid on linen: our example is uncut.
A circular map of London extending out to Kingston, Southall, Elstree, Waltham Abbey, Loughton, Dagenham, Chislehurst & Croydon. The corners are filled with invaluable information: for example 'Chelsea can be reached by 6d. omnibus, or 4d. steamboat'. Engraved by W.H. Brewer, the price of 4d is shown in a clock design at the top. HOWGEGO: 397.
[Ref: 17990]    £1,250.00 ($1,675 • €1,424 rates)

PAYNE, Albert Henry. [A Victorian plan of London]
Payne's Illustrated Plan of London. Dresden & Leipzig: Payne, c. 1846, Coloured. 415 x 765mm. Binding folds flattened, tear repaired.
A detailed town plan of London, with vignette views of London from Hampstead and the Houses of Parliament from the Thames. The proposed extension of the South Western Railway to Waterloo is shown by a dotted line. HOWGEGO No. 402.
[Ref: 14644]    £1,200.00 ($1,608 • €1,367 rates)

SCHEDA, Joseph. [A mid-19th century map of London]
London. Vienna, 1846. 400 x 495mm. Dissected and laid on linen.
A scarce circular map of London decorated with views of the new Houses of Parliament and Royal Exchange. The extents are Holloway in the north, clockwise to Poplar, the Isle of Dogs, Clapham, Chelsea and Bayswater. Of interest is the inclusion of Chelsea Bridge which was as yet unbuilt and had only been authorised by Act of Parliament in 1846. The projected location of Lambeth Bridge is also marked but is unnamed, only being completed in 1879. Also shown is the Thames Tunnel which was started in 1825 and completed in 1842.
[Ref: 16025]    £850.00 ($1,139 • €968 rates)

SMITH, Charles & Son. [A mid-19th century map of the environs of London]
Map of the Country Twenty Miles Round London. London: C. Smith & Son, 1849. Vibrant original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 775 x 890mm. With slipcase.
A map of the environs of London, extending to Hounslow and Southall in the west, clockwise to Watford, Enfield, Romford, Dartford, Farnborough, Croyden, Ewell and Sunbury. The emerging rail network is marked. Not in Howgego.
[Ref: 16034]    £1,500.00 ($2,010 • €1,709 rates)

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