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One of the few maps of London of the period to show Chelsea

LUFFMAN, John.

The Metropolis Displayed, or, Langely's Faithful Guide through London and places adjacent, in every direction from St Paul's Cathedral: Laid down by John Lufman, Geographer, Strand, London.
London: Edward Langley, c.1822. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued, total 425 x 1025mm.

Left margin restored.

An unusual plan of London, extending further west than most maps of the period. As it reaches Hammersmith, Shepherds Bush and Walham Green, it depicts the sparce development of Chelsea, Knightsbridge and Kensington in the early 19th century.
The map was first published by Luffman in 1809; Langley purchased the plate around.1819, updating it.

HOWGEGO: 248, unlisted state between 5 & 6 of 6.
Stock ID : 19890

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Stock Id :19890

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One of the few maps of London of the period to show Chelsea

LUFFMAN, John.

The Metropolis Displayed, or, Langely's Faithful Guide through London and places adjacent, in every direction from St Paul's Cathedral: Laid down by John Lufman, Geographer, Strand, London.
London: Edward Langley, c.1822. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued, total 425 x 1025mm.

Left margin restored.

An unusual plan of London, extending further west than most maps of the period. As it reaches Hammersmith, Shepherds Bush and Walham Green, it depicts the sparce development of Chelsea, Knightsbridge and Kensington in the early 19th century.
The map was first published by Luffman in 1809; Langley purchased the plate around.1819, updating it.

HOWGEGO: 248, unlisted state between 5 & 6 of 6.
Stock ID : 19890

£1,500

£1,500

Return To Listing