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  LONDON 
 London Maps 

Anonymous. [Antique 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 ($2,223 • €1,988 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 ($1,715 • €1,534 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 ($762 • €682 rates)


CRUCHLEY, G.F. [A plan of London during the reign of William IV]
Cruchley's New Plan of London Improved to 1832. London, 1832. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 560 x 1440mm. Repairs to linen at folds.
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 is the line of the 'Proposed London and Greenwich Railway', not opened until 1936. 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 1a.
[Ref: 17046]    £3,250.00 ($4,128 • €3,692 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 ($1,588 • €1,420 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 ($826 • €738 rates)


CROSS, Joseph. [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.
[Ref: 15443]    £1,650.00 ($2,096 • €1,874 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 ($953 • €852 rates)


MOGG, Edward. [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'.
[Ref: 13829]    £1,100.00 ($1,397 • €1,250 rates)


SOCIETY FOR THE DIFFUSION OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE. [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.
[Ref: 15496]    £700.00 ($889 • €795 rates)


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