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  •  Bishopgate Ward London Richard Blome 1755

    Bishopgate Ward London Richard Blome 1755

Published in the Reign of George II

32236 Lime Street Ward, Thomas Bowen, c.1775. Price: 32.00

A NEW AND CORRECT PLAN OF LIMESTREET WARD WITH ITS DIVION INTO PARISHES ACCORDING TO A NEW SURVEY. An engraved plan showing part of the City of London from Houndsditch to Fenchurch Street including the old Leaden Hall Market and East India House, the site of the new Lloyd’s Building. The plan is embellished with rococo title cartouche, a vew of the front of Leaden Hall and the arms of John Porter Esquire. 14 x 9 inches. Uncoloured. No bottom blank margin.



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  •  Bishopgate Ward London Richard Blome 1755

    Bishopgate Ward London Richard Blome 1755

Published in the Reign of George II

32235 Bishopgate Ward, Richard Blome, 1755. Price: 26.00

BISHOPGATE-STREET WARD TAKEN FROM THE LAST SURVEY AND CORRECTED. An interesting engraved map of the Bishopgate area of London. t shows the hole of Bishopgate Street which then extends into Gracechurch Street, showing the streets on each side. A useful key lists 71 buildings, steets and alleys. 7 x 12 inches. Uncoloured. Light stain in the top left hand corner and some light creasing in the bottom right hand corner blank margin. Other light soiling. Special Price.

Originally produced by Richard Blome in the late 17th century this map comes from John Stow’s Survey of London published in 1755. Blome’s name was erased from the cartouche for this edition.

  •  Hertfordshire, Thomas Kitchin c.1762

    Hertfordshire, Thomas Kitchin c.1762

Published in the Reign of George III

32234 Hertfordshire, Thomas Kitchin c.1762. Price: 45.00

A NEW IMPROVED MAP OF HARTFORDSHIRE FROM THE BEST AURVEYS & INTELLIGENCE DIVIDED INTO HUNDREDS; SHEWING THE SEVEREL ROADS, & TRUE MEASURED DISTANCES BETWEEN TOWN & TOWN. ALSO THE RECTORIES & VICARAGES; THE PARKS AND SEATS OF NOBILITY AND GENTRY; WITH OTHER USEFUL PARTICULARS BY THOMAS KITCHIN GEOGRAPHER. A magnificent large detailed 18th century engraved map of the county. The decorative uncoloured title cartouche shows men and women harvesting. A second uncoloured rococo cartouche displays the dedication to William Cowper, Lord Lieutenant of Hertfordshire. The publisher’s imprint beneath reads Printed for Robt. Sayer in Fleet Street, John Bowles in Cornhill, & Carington Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard. 25 1/2 x 20 3/4 inches. Original outline hand colouring. This specimen is not the usual quality that I sell but it came into stock with a collection of other maps. Section of printed area missing at the base of the centre fold with a split in the centre fold just at the bottom. Small nicks on the edges of the blank margins. Some light soiling. Original centre fold but the map has been folded again at sometime so there is a horizontal fold. Some old ink script in the bottom margin. Nice project for some careful restoration.

From: The Large English Atlas



  •  Western Hemisphere William Faden 1775

    Western Hemisphere William Faden 1775

32232 Western Hemisphere, William Faden, 1775. Price: 180.00

WESTERN HEMISPHERE. An interesting engraved circular map. At the base of the Antartic the imprint ‘Engraved by Faden and Jefferys Geographer to the King”. The publisher’s imprint beneath reads “ London Published acording to Act of Parliament 28th February 1775 by Jefferys and Faden, the Corner of St. Martins Lane”. The map was published just four years after Captain James Cook completed his first voyage to the Pacific in HMS Endeavour. This historic even is shown on the map by an engraved dotted line with early green hand colouring over showing the route. Heading for Cape Horn the line is titled ‘Cook’s Track in 1770’ and later approaching the Azores the line is titled ‘Cook’s Return’. 13 3/4 inches diameter. Early outline hand colouring to the map area. Original centre fold. Some light dust soiling but otherwise good condition with no tears or repairs.


19th century

  •  Neighbourhood of Windsor, James Hakewill c.1813

    Neighbourhood of Windsor, James Hakewill c.1813

Published in the Reign of George III

32231 Windsor, James Hakewill, c.1813. Price: 25.00

THE NEIGHBOURHOOD OF WINDSOR. An interesting engraved map centred on Windsor and showing the surrounding areas including Colnbrook, Staines and Chertsey. About 10 1/2 x 8 inches. Uncoloured. Some light dust soiling around the edges light crease in the bottom left hand blank area, otherwise good condition. Uncoloured.

From: The History of Windsor and its Neighbourhood


17th Century - English Text on Verso

  •  Map of Wales by Humphrey Lhuyd pubished 1636

    Map of Wales by Humphrey Lhuyd pubished 1636

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32160 Wales, Mercator/Jansson, c.1636. Price: 450.00

CAMBRIA TYPUS AUCTORE. An attractive early 17th century map of the whole of Wales whose history dates back before this map was published in abut 1636. The map was compiled by Humphrey Lhuyd who was born in Denbigh in 1527. The first printed specimen of his map appeared in the Abraham Ortelius Theatrum in 1573 and was reprinted nearly fifty times more until 1741. This map is the Gerard Mercator/Henry Hondius/Jan Jansson variant published circa 1636 with English text on verso. The map is embellished with a decorative title cartouche bearing the name of Humphrey Lhuyd, scale cartouche, and a compass with radiating lines. A sea monster is show off Worm’s Head. 19 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches. Attractive hand colouring. Light crease on the left hand side and some light creasing in the centre fold. Otherwise good clean condition. The map is currently framed in an old black and gilt Hogarth moulding with double glazing to reveal the text on verso. For those customers unable to collect the map can be sent unframed post free to a U.K. address


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