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  BRITISH ISLES 
 British Towns 

VALEGIO, Francesco & ROSACCIO, Guiseppe?. [Chester]
Cestria, vulgo Chester, Anglie civitatas; Fortezza di Sopoto. Padua, Lasor a Varea, 1713. Two maps on one sheet, 85 x 120mm & 100 x 175mm, set in text.
Valegio's townplan of Chester, a reduced version of the Braun & Hogenberg; and a view of the Fortress of Sopoto, under siege.
[Ref: 9797]    £80.00 ($106 • €90 rates)


SMITH, Joseph. [Large-scale antique town plan of Northampton]
A Plan of the Town of Northampton, Survey'd in MDCCXLVI, by Mess.rs Noble and Butlin, and Engraved by Tho.s Jefferys, Geographer to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. London: Jefferys, 1749. 620 x 570mm. Trimmed, margin reinstated on left, repairs to binding folds.
A detailed antique map of Northampton, with a prospect of the city, a description and a copy of Speed's plan dated 1610.
[Ref: 11931]    £850.00 ($1,122 • €952 rates)


BRADFORD, Samuel. [A scarce mid-18th century plan of Birmingham]
A Plan of Birmingham Surveyed in MDCCL. London: Thomas Jefferys, 1751. 610 x 765mm. Small repairs.
A finely detailed town plan of Birmingham surveyed by Bradford, engraved and published by Jefferys, with elevations of the churches of St Martin and St Philip, drawn by Bradford. Under the decorative title cartouche is a list of streets with the number of houses and inhabitants in each. The total population of the city, which is described in the descriptive text as 'very large and populous', is given as only 23,688.
[Ref: 13673]    £1,500.00 ($1,980 • €1,680 rates)


LAURENT, Charles. [Large Scale Plan of Manchester]
A Topographical Plan of Manchester and Salford, with the Adjacent Parts; shewing also the Different Allotments of Land proposed to be built on, communicated to the Surveyor by the respective Proprietors. London: John Stockdale, c.1793. Four sheets conjoined, total 1040 x 920mm. Binding folds flattened.
A large and detailed plan of Manchester, marking the planned developments in the north east of the city. The insets are a plan of the city c.1650, the route from London to Manchester and the environs of Manchester. Originally published by Laurent in 1793, Stockdale saw the potential market for this map and bought the plates the same year, using them to illustrate Aikin's 'Description Of The Country From Thirty to Forty Miles Round Manchester'. The engraver was John Cary, who also became a successful map publisher.
[Ref: 8634]    £600.00 ($792 • €672 rates)


TOMPKINS, Charles. [Scarce town plan of Reading, Berkshire]
To the Worshipfull the Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of Reading, This Plan is inscriibed by their most Obliged & obedient Serv.t, Charles Coates. Pub.d as the Act directs, Jan.ry 1802. 600 x 490mm. Binding folds flattened, old repaired tear.
Detailed plan of Reading, 'Surveyed, Drawn and Engraved by Charles Tompkins for Coates' 'The History and Antiquities of Reading', with a 25-point key of references.
[Ref: 12908]    £450.00 ($594 • €504 rates)


SWIRE, William. [Early 19th Century map of Liverpool]
Liverpool and its Environs. Liverpool, Wales & Co, c.1824, 420 x 535mm. Backed on card
A very attractive and detailed map of Liverpool showing all the streets, built-up areas and boundaries, surveyed by William Swire for Edward Baines' 'History, Directory and Gazetteer of Lancashire'. With an inset 'A Mapp of Leverpoole 1720' and a vignette view of the Town Hall and Exchange buildings. Also depicted are three seals of various Liverpool corporations and the arms of Liverpool.
[Ref: 13865]    £350.00 ($462 • €392 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Plymouth]
Plymouth, Devonport and Stonehouse. London, J. & F. Tallis & Co., c.1851. Steel engraving, printed area 270 x 350mm. Minor creasing.
Detailed plan of a famous seaport with three decorative vignettes of local scenes.
[Ref: 9822]    £110.00 ($145 • €123 rates)


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