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  LONDON 
 London Maps 

STANFORD, Edward. [Map of the new Postal Districts of London]
Stanford's Map of the British Metropolis & Suburbs. London: Stanford, 1860. Original colour. Sheet 690 x 760mm. Laid on archival paper.
A map of London coloured to divided the new Postal Districts, designed by Sir Rowland Hill and introduced 1857-8. A circle marks 4 miles from Charing Cross, within which the cab fare would be 6d per miles, outside 1s. HYDE: 69.
[Ref: 16589]    £650.00 ($826 • €738 rates)


FRIEDRICHS, Joachim. [Victorian cab fare map of London]
The Circuiteer. A Series of Distance Maps for All the Principal Towns in the United Kingdom. Invented by J. Friederichs to Serve as a Guide for Ascertaining Cab Fares, Porterage, &c.&c. ... No. 1 London. London, c.1862. Colour lithograph, 490 x 670mm.
A very interesting map of London in which the city has been divided into circles in order to work out cab and porterage fares using a device invented by Friedrichs. Each circle represents a half-mile in diameter to allow the reader to ascertain the distance between two places. HYDE 80.
[Ref: 16042]    £600.00 ($762 • €682 rates)


Illustrated London News. [London during the International Exhibition of 1862]
London. Guide to the International Exhibition 1862. London, 1862. Coloured wood engraving, printed area 765 x 1060mm. Original folds flattened with repairs, laid on canvas.
A large and detailed map of London, extending to Hammersmith in the west, Highgate, Bromley Greenwich Park and Stockwell. It was issued as a supplement to the ILN, 24th May, 1862, to coincide with the 'International Exhibition', the second of London's World Fairs after the Great Exhibition of 1851. Held on the site of the Natural History Museum, exhibits included parts of Charles Babbage's analytical engine, maritime and locomotive engines and William Morris's decorative arts. The exhibition attracted over six million visitors. Of interest on the map are the proposed bridge from Temple Gardens to Southwark; and the depiction of Battersea Park's original plan despite opening four years before with a different layout. HYDE: Victorian Maps of London, 82.
[Ref: 16177]    £750.00 ($953 • €852 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 ($3,556 • €3,181 rates)


STANFORD, Edward. [The environs of London, marking the railways]
Map of the Environs of London Reduced from the Ordnance Survey. London: Stanford, c.1865. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued, total 605 x 830mm.
Detailed plan of the environs of London extending to Great Marlow in the west, clockwise to Aylesbury, Hatfield, Chelmsford, Chatham, Maidstone, Reigate and Guildford. At the centre London is marked with the Postal Districts introduced by Sir Rowland Hill, 1857-8. HYDE: 55.
[Ref: 17228]    £500.00 ($635 • €568 rates)


DAVIES, Benjamin Rees. [Map of the environs of London in Victorian times]
Davies's Map of the Environs of London. London, Edward Stanford, 1875. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, sheet 790 x 1155mm.
A large and detailed map, covering from Windsor in the west clockwise to Potter's Bar, Amersham, Brentwood, Dartford and Leatherhead. The map highlights the railway system that had expanded considerably in recent years. HYDE: 39.
[Ref: 14265]    £500.00 ($635 • €568 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 ($5,080 • €4,544 rates)


STANFORD, Edward. [Folding map of the environs of London in the late 19th century]
A Map of the Environs of London Extending Twenty five Miles fr. the Metropolis. London, Stanford, c.1885. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 940 x 980mm. Some old ink mss. marking toll booths and telegraphs in Surrey.
A detailed map of the environs of London, reaching Guildford in the bottom left, clockwise to Windsor, Berkhampstead, Ware, Hatfield, Chelmsford, Gravesend, Tunbridge, Reigate & Dorking. HYDE: Maps of Victorian London, D&H 299, originally published by Cruchley.
[Ref: 13197]    £400.00 ($508 • €454 rates)


BACON, George Washington. [Plan of Marylebone at the beginning of the 20th century]
Plan of St Marylebone 1900. London: G.W. Bacon & Co., 1900. Coloured lithographic folding map, dissected and laid on linen, 545 x 725mm, in red cloth gilt covers. Covers worn, wear at folds, some pencil mss.
A map of the new Metropolitan Borough of Saint Marylebone, as created by the London Government Act 1899, covering from Oxford Street north to St John's Wood, with Regent's Park and Lord's Cricket Ground.
[Ref: 12410]    £400.00 ($508 • €454 rates)


Booth, Charles. [The Isle of Dogs from Booth's Poverty Map of London]
Map A. - Isle of Dogs (1900). London, 1900. Lithographic map with original hand colour. Sheet 265 x 190mm. Binding folds flattened, key re-attached at bottom.
One section (of twenty) of an extended version of the incredibly influential Poverty Map, originally published in Charles Booth's 'Life and Labour of the People in London', a founding text of British sociology. Most of this sheet is taken up with the commercial buildings, with docks, wharfs, warehouses, iron works, 'Manure works' and other factories, but residential streets line the roads of the peninsula. Although the key gives seven colour codes for the degree of wealth of the inhabitants (ranging from black - 'Lowest class', through shades of blue and purple - 'Poor', 'Mixed', 'Fairly Comfortable', to red - 'Well to do' and yellow - 'Wealthy'), there is no sign of the two highest classes. Booth (1840-1916), owner of the Booth Shipping Line, acted in response to an 1886 Pall Mall Gazette article that claimed that 25% of Londoners lived in poverty. Booth regarded this figure as wildly exaggerated, so recruited a team of volunteer researchers to compile an analysis of social conditions based on field visits and interviews with local police, clergy and employers. The first volume of 'Life and Labour' (1889), covering the East End, showed that 35% lived in poverty. The second series, covering the rest of the city (1891) showed that no less than 30 per cent of the city's total population could be classed as poor. See HYDE: Victorian Maps of London, 252.
[Ref: 16083]    £280.00 ($356 • €318 rates)


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