join our mailing list

Follow us on

facebook link

Altea Gallery on Twitter

Altea Gallery on Twitter

Records: 81 to 90 of 320
« previous 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 next »
 London Maps 

CARY, John. [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 extended 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.
[Ref: 16278]    £4,500.00 ($5,846 • €5,099 rates)

Anonymous. [A design 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.
[Ref: 12359]    £1,750.00 ($2,273 • €1,983 rates)

CRUCHLEY, George Frederick. [London at the end of the Georgian era]
Cruchley's New Plan of London Shewing all the New and Intended Improvements to the Present Time. London, 1830. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 420 x 600mm, folded into original slipcase with title label dated 1830. A few signs of age to map, slipcase worn.
A detailed folding map of London, published the year of the death of George IV and the accession of his brother William IV. Of interest are the parallel Old and New London Bridges, the 'New' being the one designed by John Rennie now in Arizona. The planned improvements at Charing Cross, in which the King's Mews was demolished to make way for the National Gallery and Trafalgar Square, are marked. HOWGEGO: 307, 4.
[Ref: 17650]    £650.00 ($844 • €736 rates)

FRASER, James. [Plan of London during the reign of William IV]
Fraser's Panoramic Plan of London. Dedicated to Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Adelaide. London, c.1831. Original colour. Steel-engraving, dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 410 x 550mm.
A beautiful plan of central London engraved by James Neele, extending to Hyde Park, Regent's Park, Regent's Canal, the Surrey Docks, Kennington and Chelsea. It shows John Rennie's New London Bridge (opened 1831, now in Arizona) with the old bridge to the side. The map is surrounded by 18 vignettes of important buildings, including St Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, the Italian Opera House (now Her Majesty's Theatre), Drury Lane Theatre (Theatre Royal), the Thames Tunnel, and, although not shown on the map, Hammersmith Suspension Bridge. HOWGEGO: 332, state 1 of 3.
[Ref: 17044]    £1,350.00 ($1,754 • €1,530 rates)

Anonymous. [London's new Metropolitan Boroughs in 1832]
The Metropolitan Boroughs as defined by the Reform Bill. London, 1832. Coloured, 600 x 510mm. Folds flattened as usual on this issue.
Extending North to South from Tottenham to Norwood and East to West from West Ham to Kensington. This map was produced after the Electoral Reform Bill of 1831/32 that created the metropolitan boroughs of London. HOWGEGO: 338.
[Ref: 14974]    £600.00 ($779 • €680 rates)

PIGOT, James. [A circular plan of London and Environs]
Pigot & Co.s New Map of the Environs of London Extending 14 Miles Round St Pauls in every Direction. London & Manchester, 1832. Coloured, 480 x 430mm. Repaired tear.
A superb map of London and its environs engraved in a round format with vignettes of St Pauls and the Custom House below, published for the 'British Atlas of the Counties of England'. Encompassing from Cheshunt to Couldsdon and Purfleet to Harlington. HOWGEGO No. 341 State 2 of 4.
[Ref: 11253]    £1,250.00 ($1,624 • €1,416 rates)

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [The environs of London during the reign of William IV]
The Environs of London. London: Chapman & Hall, 1832. Coloured steel-engraving. 330 x 405mm.
Detailed map showing the suburbs of London when they were truly villages. The extents are Hampton Court and Bushy Park in the south west, east to Erith Marshes and Mitcham Common. north to Totteridge.
[Ref: 17105]    £185.00 ($240 • €210 rates)

SCHMOLLINGER, William. [London]
Improved Map of London for 1833, from Actual Survey. London: George Virtue, 1833, coloured, 425 x 625mm.
A detailed and attractive map of London from Kensington Gardens to the West India Docks, with the title cartouche along the top margin flanked by roses and leaves.
[Ref: 14797]    £650.00 ($844 • €736 rates)

SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE. [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.
[Ref: 15446]    £750.00 ($974 • €850 rates)

FADEN, William. [Detailed plan of London under William IV]
Plan of London and Westminster with the Borough of Southwark; Reduced from the Large Plan in Forty Sheets. London: James Wyld, 1836. Coloured. Dissected and laid on linen, total 740 x 1040mm. Linen renewed.
A large map of London encompassing Regents Park clockwise to Islington, the River Lea, East India Docks, Greenwich, Camberwell, Battersea and Chelsea. The London and Greenwich Railway is marked although London Bridge Railway Station (London's first railway terminus, opened the year of publication) is not. Underneath is an extensive key to streets with a grid reference. The 'large plan' referred to in the title is Richard Horwood's map, first published 1799. Faden acquired the plates and published an extended second edition in 1807, a third in 1813 and a fourth in 1819. He began issuing this map in 1818 as an index map to the Horwood, continuing with updated editions until 1846. HOWGEGO: 272, state 15 of 20.
[Ref: 18610]    £2,600.00 ($3,377 • €2,946 rates)

Records: 81 to 90 of 320
« previous 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 next »