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[London in the reign of William IV] Cross's New Plan of London. 1834. London, 1834. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued, total 650 x 1005mm. With slipcase with label of mapseller C. Smith. Slipcase rubbed.
A folding map of London extending to Kensington Gore in the west, clockwise to St John's Wood, Islington, Hackney. the River Lea, East India Docks, Greenwich, Peckham, Battersea and Brompton. A circle marks the extent of the Hackney coach area of operation. London's first railway, the London and Greenwich, is marked as 'intended', two years before London Bridge Station opened. The National Gallery and Trafalgar Square are shown under construction. HOWGEGO 317.
($2,063 • €1,898 rates)
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[London in the reign of William IV, with decorative vignettes] London. London: J. Henshall, c.1835. Coloured. 400 x 650mm
Highly detailed double-page map of London, showing from Kensington Palace east to the Isle of Dogs, and the Oval north to Islington. The SDUK published two versions of this town plan: this is the more desirable, with two vignettes of the Tower of London from London Bridge and London from Holloway, with lengths of bridges shown and with elevations of principal buildings along the bottom margin.
($938 • €863 rates)
[An extended edition of this plan of London in 1836] Mogg's Strangers Guide To London. Exhibiting all the various Alterations & Improvements complete to the Present Time. Extended to Greenwich and Blackwall. London, 1836. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued. Total 500 x 805mm.
A fine and detailed map of London published the year before Queen Victoria came to the throne. This example is not the standard edition: it has been extended east to encompass the Isle of Dogs and Greenwich Park. Of interest is the addition of the London and Greenwich Railway, the first steam railway to have a terminus in London, London Bridge Station, which opened in December that year. Also Trafalgar Square is marked four years before construction started. Underneath the map is a 500-point key with references to the grid on the map, which does not include the extension. HOWGEGO: 238, variant of state 8, noted as 'B.M. copy has additional section'.
($1,375 • €1,265 rates)
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[Mid-Victorian map of London with vignettes] London. London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1836. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, total 400 x 650mm, folded into original covers.
A decorative folding map of London with vignettes of the Tower of London from London Bridge and London from Holloway, with lengths of bridges shown and with elevations of principal buildings along the bottom margin. Unusual to find this map sold sparately in a booklet format as this example, it is normally found bound in the SDUK as part of the atlas volume.
($875 • €805 rates)
[Plan of London the year Victoria became Queen] Mogg's New Plan of London. London, 1837. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued. 470 x 910mm, with separately-printed key under the map, total 550 x 910mm. With slipcase with illustrated publisher's label. Slipcase rubbed.
A detailed map of central London in fine colour. Extending from Hyde Park in the west, clockwise to Regent's Park, Pentonville, Bethnal Green, Stepney, Rotherhithe, Lambeth & Belgravia. Trafalgar Square is marked, three years before work started. Below the map is a key of '900 of the Principal Places' with a grid system of location. HOWGEGO: 353a, state 3 of 5.
($1,188 • €1,093 rates)
[Plan of London from the first years of Victoria's reign] Plan of London From Actual Survey 1838. London: John Shury, 1838. Coloured. Dissected and laid on linen, total 465 x 605mm.
A detailed map of London drawn, engraved and published by Shury. The only railway is the London and Greenwich Railway. Above the map is the title with an ornamental design of the Royal Arms and the arms of the Cities of London and Westminster; the other three sides are filled with 33 view of important buildings. HOWGEGO: 343, an unrecorded state between 3a and 4 of 8.
($1,875 • €1,725 rates)
[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.
($688 • €633 rates)
[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.
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[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.
($1,563 • €1,438 rates)
[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.
($3,500 • €3,220 rates)
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