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  BRITISH ISLES 
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HENNET, George. [An uncommon large scale map of Lancashire in fine colour]
A Map of the County Palatine of Lancaster Divided into Hundreds and Parishes from an accurate Survey made in the Years 1828 and 1829. London: Henry Teesdale, 1830. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, 1630 x 1290mm. With original full calf slip case, worn.
Detailed large scale map of Lancashire, surveyed by George Hennet (1799-1857) and engraved by James Bingley. Top right, under the title is a vignette view of the New Custom House, Liverpool, engraved by Woolnoth after Barrow.
[Ref: 11796]    £900.00 ($1,195 • €1,029 rates)


WALKER, J. & C. [Antique folding map of Nottinghamshire]
Nottinghamshire. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Co., 1836. Original colour. Folding map, dissected and laid on linen, 410 x 340mm, with covers with publisher's label.
Old map of the county of Nottinghamshire
[Ref: 12605]    £60.00 ($80 • €69 rates)


ARNOUT, Jules. [Balloon view of Epsom Races]
Epsom Races, view taken in balloon/ Courses d'Epsom, vue prise en ballon London: Gambart, 1846. Tinted lithograph with added colour. 310 x 470mm.
An uncommon view of Epsom Races 'drawn from nature and on stone by Jules Arnout' for his 'Excursions Aériennes' (Aerial Excursions). A hot-air balloon is above the grandstand, with a race in progress.
[Ref: 16209]    £450.00 ($598 • €514 rates)


EYES, Charles. [An important survey of Liverpool in 1785]
A Plan of the Town and Township of Liverpool, From an Actual Survey taken in the Year 1785 By Cha.s Eyes. c.1860. Lithograph, dissected and laid on linen, total 550 x 900mm, folded into cloth covers, as issued. Front board detached,
A lithographic production of an extremely rare survey of Liverpool, orientated with north to the left, recording the owners of the land around the town during a period of swift expansion. The Leeds and Liverpool Canal is marked during its construction. Charles Eyes (c.1754-1803) was Town Surveyor from 1781.
[Ref: 16230]    £750.00 ($996 • €857 rates)


Anonymous. [Urban planning in Erith during the Age of the Railway]
Plan of Part of the Lesney Estate, Erith, Kent, The Property of Captain Wheatley, shewing proposed alterations and building arrangement of about 250 acres of land To be Let on Lease for 99 Years at a very moderate Ground Rent. London, c.1873. Tinted lithographic map. Sheet 690 x 990mm. Narrow margin lower left.
A developer's plan of the Lesney Estate, east of Erith Railway Station, with recognisable roads including Avenue Road, Park Crescent and Bexley Road (A220). Orientated with north to the bottom of the map, it shows the division of the estate into detached and semi-detached properties, and mark 'The Proposed Site for Lecture Hall, Public Library & Reading Rooms, Market Place, etc'. Along the Thames are Erith Gardens and a 'Proposed Esplanade'. The map would have been published as part of the prospectus for selling suburban houses to London's middle-class workers who could take advantage of the railways. The map notes that the railway station is '½ hour's journey from London'.
[Ref: 16089]    £600.00 ($797 • €686 rates)


KINGSLEY, David. [Bibliography of maps of Sussex]
Printed Maps of Sussex 1575-1900. Lewes: Sussex Record Society, 1982. 8vo, cloth & d/w; pp. xxxvii + 439, 40 half-tone plates. With loose corrigenda slip. Spine of d/w faded.
A collector's list of his maps, one of the most comprehensive examinations of a county's maps.
[Ref: 8084]    £25.00 ($33 • €29 rates)


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