London








408 - 1413
London 
'Tallis's Illustrated Plan of London and its Environs in commemoration of The Great Exhibition'
Rapkin, J. (1851)
74 x 55

John Tallis's famous map of London, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin and published with Tallis's "The Illustrated Atlas". The map is accompanied by no less than forty-nine vignette illustrations of London landmarks, probably engraved by William Lacey. The publication of the map was to commemorate The Great Exhibition of industry of all nations, and the exhibition is clearly marked on the map, near Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park. The map backed with linen, as published. Old folds, and some occasional wear at  intersections, but generally in unmarked and unfaded condition. A superb example of a sought-after London map.   
1500.00 GBP









308 - 1173
London (and Middlesex)
Seale, R. W. (c. 1765)
73 x 52

Superb map of Middlesex engraved by Richard William Seale (1703-1762) for "The Large English Atlas". The map was first published in 1751, early on in the eleven year production history of the atlas. This copy from an edition of circa 1765. Features include a dedication cartouche to The Duke of Newcastle, Lord Lieutenant of the County, the coat of arms of the City of London, and a fine border left and right consisting of ninety-two coats of arms of the City Free Companies. Original colour to the map, later colour to the embellishments. Excellent condition.   
1100.00 GBP









501 - 1552
London (and the Home Counties)
'A New and Correct Map of Thirty Miles Round London……'
Bowles T. (pub) (c. 1740)
96 x 64

Impressive large circular map of the area around London published by Thomas Bowles. The area includes all of Middlesex, virtually all of Hertfordshire, and large areas of Surrey, Kent, Essex, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire. Features include side panels listing many hundreds of towns located on the map. A table listing distances between towns, and three tables listing distances from London of towns appearing on Ogilby's road maps, are located in each corner outside the circle. A small space contains an advertisement for Bowles's stock.  Professional restoration around the perimeters and the whole backed with Japanese tissue. Ref Howgego - Printed Maps of London no.87 
550.00 GBP





912 - 325



1104 - 640
London
'New Plan of the Cities of London and Westminster with all the new Improvements'
Tegg, T. (c. 1821)
58 x 32.5

Fine and uncommon plan of London and Westminster by Thomas Tegg.  Line engraving on paper, with original colour. Plate mark and generous margins. A few closed tears around the edge and some occasional surface discolouration but generally an excellent copy and rare survivor.
480.00 GBP









502 - 1557
London
'A New Mapp of the CITTY OF LONDON much Inlarged since the Great Fire in 1666'
Overton, J. (c. 1729)
97 x 58

Large plan of London extending from Wapping to St. James' Park and Clerkenwell to Lambeth by John Overton. Two original map sheets conjoined. Features include - tables of the London churches and notable buildings, their locations given in a numbered key. Scale bar and dividers below which is the imprint "Printed and Sold by Henry Overton at the White Horse without Newgate". Old folds with some creasing and marginal tears professionally repaired. Original colour. ref Howgego - Printed Maps of London no. 53, however this copy bearing the date 1729.
440.00 GBP





1002 - 372



1002 - 372
London
'A View of the Royal Exchange London'
Bowles, T. (1751 or later)
39 x 25.5

Fine view of the Royal Exchange, looking down Cornhill, St Paul's in the distance. Drawn and engraved by Thomas Bowles. Early colour. A very rare item to survive, in excellent condition.
325.00 GBP









703- 1951
London
'London in the Time of Queen Elizabeth'
Bacon G. W. (1863) 
125 x 45  
 
Large and decorative map of London engraved for the "Dispatch Atlas". The map shows the City in the time of Elizabeth I as it began to expand outside the original walls around 1560 and is a reduced version of the original map attributed to the antiquary Ralph Agas. Since the map shows a horizon and views beyond London as far as Hampstead, Islington etc it is more correctly a "Bird's Eye View".  The view extends from the Tower of London in the East, to Westminster in the West. Features include  London Bridge with the dwellings and shops on it, the old Fleet river, Old St. Paul's etc. Additionally more modern place names and position of later bridges are also marked. Four separate sheets joined. Some minor repairs to lower margin but generally excellent condition. Later colour
300.00 GBP









703- 1952
London
'A Plan of London and its Environs'
Walker, J. & C. (c. 1840)
48 x 40

Fine plan of London drawn by Robert Creighton and engraved by J & C Walker for Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of England. A very detailed and attractive plan also featuring Coats of Arms of The City of London, Westminster and Southwark. Some slight repairs due to the plan being published folded but generally an excellent copy. Later hand colour.
295.00 GBP









511 - 1690
London
'View of the Highgate Archway'
Hill, J. (c. 1821)
55 x 38

Very fine aquatint view by John Hill after the drawing by Augustus Pugin. Original hand colour. This copy laid onto acid free paper to facilitate handling. Will be sent flat.
285.00 GBP





1002 - 373



1002 - 373
London
'A View of the Mansion House apointed for the Residence of the Lord Mayor of London...'
Bowles, T.
39 x 25.5

Fine view of the Mansion House and its surrounding area, drawn and engraved by Thomas Bowles. Early colour. Shaved to neatlines, some areas of slight browning, but otherwise a rare item in excellent condition.
245.00 GBP





1002 - 367



1002 - 367
London
'A View of the Custom House with part of the Tower, taken from ye River Thames London'
Bowles, J. (1753)
39 x 26

Superb view engraved by Bowles, after the artist Maurer. Shows the Custom House as it had been rebuilt in 1717 on the site of the earlier Wren building which had been destroyed by an explosion. Early colour, full plate mark, excellent condition.
225.00 GBP





1002 - 368



1002 - 368
London
'A North West View of the Tower of London'
Bowles, J. (c. 1760)
39 x 25.5

Fine view engraved by Bowles after the artist Maurer. Early colour. Full plate mark. Two small repaired chips to edge of paper, but otherwise excellent condition.
215.00 GBP




1002 - 369



1002 - 369
London
'Ironmongers Hall with a view of Fenchurch Street'
Bowles, T (c. 1780)
41 x 26

Attractive and interesting view of Ironmongers Hall first published by Bowles ca 1750. The new Hall replaced the Elizabethan building which had been in use until 1748. Bright early colouring. Plate mark and margins. Fine condition. 
200.00 GBP




1002 - 370



1002 - 370
London
'Vue de l'Hospital Greenwich, sur la Thamise'
(c. 1760)
41 x 25

Fine engraving of the Hospital at Greenwich, viewed from the river. The origins of the observatory just visible in the distance through the towers. Attractive early colouring. The print shaved to neatlines with early re-margins, otherwise good condition.
200.00 GBP




1002 - 371



1002 - 371
London
'A View of the Rotundo, House and Gardens, &c at Ranelagh.'
Parr, N. (1760 or later)
39 x 25.5

View of Ranelagh Gardens and the Rotundo in Chelsea, after Canaletto. The Gardens were a fashionable place to meet and listen to music in the Rotundo. Early colour, excellent condition.
195.00 GBP




1006 - 453



1006 - 453
London
'Vue du superbe Pont de Westminster sur La Thamise,....'
c. 1775
39 x 24.5

'Vue of the superb Westminster Bridge over the Thames and part of the City of London from the North Side.' Vue D'optique type copperplate engraving after Charles Paul Labelye (1705-1781). Published in Paris ca 1775. The bridge shown, constructed between 1739 and 1750, was only the second bridge built over the River Thames in London. The scene as depicted does not now exist. The Palace of Westminster, shown to the right was destroyed by fire in 1834 and the bridge was replaced by a new one in 1862. Original colour restored in some areas with later colour. A highly attractive scene in exceptional condition with full plate mark and good margins.
160.00 GBP





1006 -
                              454



1006 - 454
London
'La Ville et le Pont de Londres'
Loyer (c. 1770)
39 x 25

'The Town and the London Bridge'. Fine vue d'optique after Loyer published in Paris by the publishing house of J Chercau c. 1770. Shows the north shore of the Thames looking up towards London Bridge. Excellent condition. Full original colour, plate mark and margins with only some minor scuffs and faint spotting.
160.00 GBP





1004 - 387



1004 - 387
London
'Carlton House The Prince Regent's Palace'
(1813)
42 x 28.5

View of Carlton House in Pall Mall. Artist unknown. Finely engraved with original colour. Excellent condition. After the Price Regent became George IV, he decided to move to a completely enlarged and refurbished Buckingham Palace.
140.00 GBP




912320



912 - 320
London
'An Accurate Map of The Countries Twenty Miles round London'
Bowen, T. (c. 1770)
38 x 35

Finely engraved and detailed map showing the county areas around London. Later colour. Two closed splits to lower border but generally excellent condition.
120.00 GBP





912 - 324



912 - 324
London
'London Bridge'
Toms, W. H. (1772)
33 x 21

Fine copperplate engraving showing the bridge and lightermen struggling against a considerable current. Later colour. Excellent condition.
125.00 GBP





912 - 326



912 - 326
London
'The Buildings called the Adelphi'
Green, B. (1772)
38 x 22

Fine late eighteenth century view from the river showing the new Thames side developments on the Strand. Copperplate engraving with later colour. Excellent condition.
120.00 GBP





912322



912 - 322
London
'The Tower of London'
(After) Bowles? (c. 1772)
33 x 22

Fine large scale view of the Tower from the River.
Copperplate engraving by Anon (After Bowles?) for Maitland's History of London.
Later colour and excellent condition.
120.00 GBP





912 - 327



912 - 327
London
'Front of the Sessions House in the Old Bailey'
Anon (1772)
33 x 22

Fine copperplate engraving of the front elevation of the sessions house in the Old Bailey.
100.00 GBP









1112 - 845
London
'Londres'
Dufour A. (c. 1842)
26 x 21

Fine steel engraved plan of the city by the French geographer Adolphe-Hippolyte Dufour. A very detailed plan, accompanied by a key giving the location of one hundred of the most important buildings, squares, docks etc. Later colour
80.00 GBP





912321



912 - 321
London
'A View of the Tower of London, taken upon the Thames'
Couse, J. (1759)
22 x 17

Rare view of the Tower from the River, published in the Royal Magazine. Later colour. Old folds and some border repairs, otherwise excellent. Laid on Japanese tissue for strengthening.
75.00 GBP

 




1104-679



211 - 1028
London
'Farringdon Ward Without. With its divisions into Parishes from a late Survey'
c. 1766
22 x 17

Ward plan of Farringdon Without. Shows the area from the river to Smithfield and includes Fleet Street. Holbourn, Lincoln's Inn etc. Later colour.
55.00 GBP





1104-679



211 - 1029
London
'Broad Street and Cornhill Wards, divided into Parishes according to a New Survey'
c. 1772
24 x 19

Ward plan of the City area from Cornhill to Bishop's Gate ward. Includes Threadneedle Street, Broad Street, Royal exchange and three views of prominent churches. Later colour
55.00 GBP






1104-679



1104 - 679
London
'Plan of Coleman street and Bassishaw ward, Portsoken Ward and Cripplegate Ward.'
Hogg, A. (c. 1775)
22 x 33

Three ward plans on one sheet. From 'Thornton's New Complete History & Survey of London and Westminster'. Later colour
50.00 GBP




1104-680



1104 - 680
London
'Plan of Aldgate ward, Lime street Ward, and Queen Hith and Vintry ward.'
Hogg, A. (c. 1775)
22 x 33

Three ward plans on one sheet. From 'Thornton's New Complete History & Survey of London and Westminster'. Later colour
50.00 GBP




1104-681



1104 - 681
London
'Plan of Baynards Castle ward and Farringdon ward, Plan of Candlewick and Langborn Ward'
Hogg, A. (c. 1775)
22 x 33

Two ward plans on one sheet. From 'Thornton's New Complete History & Survey of London and Westminster'. Later colour
50.00 GBP




1104-683



1104 - 683
London
'Plan of Cheap Ward, Plan of Tower Street Ward'
Hogg, A. (c. 1775)
22 x 33

Two ward plans on one sheet. From 'Thornton's New Complete History & Survey of London and Westminster'. Later colour
50.00 GBP




1104-685



1104 - 685
London
'Plan of Aldersgate Ward, Bishopsgate Ward, and Bread Street & Cordwainers Wards'
Hogg, A. (c. 1775)
22 x 33

Three ward plans on one sheet. From 'Thornton's New Complete History & Survey of London and Westminster'. Later colour
50.00 GBP




09010 - 87



09010 - 87
London
'Plan of Hype Park as it was in 1725. From a plan of the Parist of St. George Hanover Square, in the vestry room of that parish'
Neele,  J (c. 1800)
18 x 21.5

Copper plate plan orientated with west at the top.
50.00 GBP








405 - 1330
London to Hampton Court
Cary, J. (c. 1810)
13 x 20

Fine road map by John Cary from his Publication "Cary's Survey of the High Roads from London" The scale of one inch to the mile enables individual Gentleman's country seats, hostelries, etc to be identified enabling the traveller to plan his journey. This example shows the road from London to Hampton Court and includes Kensington, Hammersmith, Brentford, Twickenham etc. Unusually excellent condition with fine original hand colouring.   
50.00 GBP









405 - 1332
London to Rochester
Cary, J. (c. 1810)
13 x 20

Fine road map by John Cary from his Publication "Cary's Survey of the High Roads from London" The scale of one inch to the mile enables individual Gentleman's country seats, hostelries, etc to be identified enabling the traveller to plan his journey. This example shows the road from London to Rochester and includes Southwark, Deptford, Greenwich, Welling, etc. Unusually excellent condition with fine original hand colouring.   
45.00 GBP









405 - 1333
London to High Wycombe
Cary, J. (c. 1810)
13 x 20

Fine road map by John Cary from his Publication "Cary's Survey of the High Roads from London" The scale of one inch to the mile enables individual Gentleman's country seats, hostelries, etc to be identified enabling the traveller to plan his journey. This example shows the road from London to High Wycomb and includes Kensington, Shepherd's Bush, Ealing etc. Unusually excellent condition with fine original hand colouring.   
45.00 GBP









405 - 1334
London to Richmond
Cary, J. (c. 1810)
13 x 20

Fine road map by John Cary from his Publication "Cary's Survey of the High Roads from London" The scale of one inch to the mile enables individual Gentleman's country seats, hostelries, etc to be identified enabling the traveller to plan his journey. This example shows the road from London to Richmond and includes Kensington, Chelsea, Fulham, Putney, etc. Unusually excellent condition with fine original hand colouring.   
50.00 GBP





911312



911 - 312
London
South London
Dispatch Atlas (1863)
63 x 46

Double page street plan. Highly detailed, approx 6.5 inches to the mile. Covers Westminster across to Bermondsey, Kennington, Walworth etc. Good condition  
90.00 GBP




911313



911 - 313
London
South East London
Dispatch Atlas (1863)
63 x 46

Double page street plan. Highly detailed, approx 6.5 inches to the mile. Covers the area south of the pool of London, Rotherhithe across to the Isle of Dogs. Good condition 
90.00 GBP




09010
                                - 60



09010 - 60
North East London
Dispatch Atlas (1863)
63 x 46

Double-page street plan. Highly detailed, approximately 6.5 inches to the mile. Area includes Hackney eastwards. Good condition.
75.00 GBP




09010
                                - 63



09010 - 63
London
'Suburbs of London Sheet 1: Bayswater, Notting Hill'
Dispatch Atlas (1863)
32 x 45

Highly detailed street plan, uncoloured, good condition.
60.00 GBP




09010
                                - 65



09010 - 65
London
'Suburbs of London Sheet 3: Bromley, Blackwall'
Dispatch Atlas (1863)
32 x 45

Highly detailed street plan, uncoloured, good condition.
20.00 GBP