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[Contemporary map of the Great Fire of London of 1666]

image of Platte Grondt der Verbrande Stadt London.


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DOORNICK, Marcus Willemsz.
Platte Grondt der Verbrande Stadt London. Amsterdam, Doornick, 1666. 515 x 545mm. Some restoration, including a small amount of mss. reinstatement in the key, mounted in album paper.
A scarce plan of the Great Fire of London, published as a broadsheet with an engraved map and letterpress text in Dutch, French and English below. The main map shows London and Westminster with the extent of the destruction depicted, with numbers linking to the key of buildings destroyed. Underneath is a tromp l'œil prospect of the burning city at night; and top left is the 'New Model' plan for rebuilding the City. HOWGEGO: 17 (2).
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