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[Broadsheet map of the Great Fire of London]

image of Platte Grondt der Verbrande Stadt London.


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VENCKEL, Jacob.
Platte Grondt der Verbrande Stadt London. Amsterdam: Jacob Venckel, 1667. 210 x 285mm, with letterpress text underneath. Narrow left margin.
A scarce broadsheet (i.e. issued loose) account of the Great Fire of London, published only a year after the event. The main map shows the extend of the destruction, with an inset prospect of the City in flames and a map showing the Hooke's plan for rebuilding the city. Under the map is an extensive Dutch text detailing the devastation. HOWGEGO: 24.
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