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ANTIQUE MAP: [CROYDON, ETC].

[BACON, G.W. (George Washington), 1830-1922 - publisher] : [CROYDON, ETC].

[London : G. W. Bacon, ca.1885]. An attractive map of the Croydon area, giving good detail on a scale of four inches to the mile. The area covered extends north to Thornton Heath station, east to Ashburton Road, south to South Croydon station, and west to include the Hare and Hounds at Waddon, etc. Originally produced for Bacon's "New Atlas of London and Suburbs".
Lithograph on paper, with full original hand colour. Printed surface 266 x 207mm (approx. 10-1/2" x 8-1/8"). Faint original fold, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£75

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ANTIQUE MAP: [WEST GREEN, ETC].

[BACON, G.W. (George Washington), 1830-1922 - publisher] : [WEST GREEN, ETC].

[London : G. W. Bacon, ca. 1885]. An attractive map of the West Green and Seven Sisters Road area of London, giving good detail on a scale of four inches to the mile. The area covered extends north to Lordship Lane, east to Tottenham High Road and Stamford Hill, south to include Finsbury Park, Abney Park and much of Clissold Park, and west to Harringay station and Wood Green, etc. Originally produced for Bacon's "New Atlas of London and Suburbs".
Lithograph on paper, with full original hand colour. Printed surface 276 x 205mm (approx. 10-3/4" x 8-1/8"). Faint original fold, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£50

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ANTIQUE MAP: A MAPP OF THE PARISHES OF { ST. CLEMENTS DANES, { ST. MARY SAVOY; WITH THE ROLLS LIBERTY AND LINCOLNS INN, TAKEN FROM THE LAST SURVEY WITH CORRECTIONS AND ADDITIONS.

[BLOME, Richard, 1635-1705] : A MAPP OF THE PARISHES OF { ST. CLEMENTS DANES, { ST. MARY SAVOY; WITH THE ROLLS LIBERTY AND LINCOLNS INN, TAKEN FROM THE LAST SURVEY WITH CORRECTIONS AND ADDITIONS.

[London : for A. Churchill, J. Knapton & others, 1720]. A fine antique map of this part of central London - from Lincolns Inn Fields down to the Thames, with the Savoy and Somerset House on the Strand, St. Clement Dane, part of the Temple, Temple Bar, the western end of Fleet Street, St. Dunstan in the West, Chancery Lane, Carey Street, Drury Lane, etc. A keyed reference table gives the names of fifty-nine smaller courts, yards, inns, etc. Originally produced by Richard Blome in the late seventeenth century, the map remained unpublished until the present version (with his name erased) appeared with the 1720 edition of John Stow's "Survey of London".
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 294 x 353mm (approx. 11-5/8" x 13-7/8"). Very faint thinning towards foot of central fold, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 25/059.

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ANTIQUE MAP: A MAPP OF THE PARISHES OF ST. SAVIOURS SOUTHWARK AND ST. GEORGES TAKEN FROM YE LAST SURVEY WITH CORRECTIONS. 7

[BLOME, Richard, 1635-1705] : A MAPP OF THE PARISHES OF ST. SAVIOURS SOUTHWARK AND ST. GEORGES TAKEN FROM YE LAST SURVEY WITH CORRECTIONS. 7

[London : for A. Churchill, J. Knapton & others, 1720]. A fine antique map - an eighteenth-century depiction of the Southwark parishes of St. Saviour and St. George, taking in the southern end of London Bridge, the original St. Thomas Hospital, the Marshalsea and King's Bench prisons, Southwark Cathedral, Bankside, Clink Street, Rose Alley and the area of the Elizabethan theatres, and westwards to the sites of the modern Falcon Point and Tate Modern. A numbered key gives the names of 100 of the smaller side-streets, courts and alleys. Originally produced by Richard Blome in the late seventeenth century, the map remained unpublished until the present version appeared with the 1720 edition of John Stow's "Survey of London".
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 290 x 361mm (approx. 11-3/8" x 14-1/4"). Old central fold, the very faintest of offsetting, but still in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 25/046.

£250

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BOWRING PETROLEUM CO. – publishers : MEX MOTOR SPIRIT MAP OF THE RIVER THAMES.

BOWRING PETROLEUM CO. – publishers : MEX MOTOR SPIRIT MAP OF THE RIVER THAMES.

London : Bowring Petroleum Co., [ca.1917]. An attractive pocket atlas of the Thames, comprising a double-page general map and twenty-eight sectional maps covering the Thames from Westminster Bridge to Cricklade, with a further sectional map showing the Thames and Severn Canal as far as Trewsbury House near Kemble. Four pages of text add material on the 1914 Bye-Laws affecting motor launches and a brief history of Mex Motor Spirit – helping the allies to victory in “the present great War”.
Crown 8vo (19cm). 36pp. Thirty-one coloured maps by George Philip & Son. Original tan cloth wrappers, lettered and decorated in black and yellow; some minor external wear, but a very good copy. No copy located in any major library worldwide.

£75

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COLE, Benjamin, 1697?-1783 : A NEW AND ACCURATE SURVEY OF THE PARISHES OF ST. ANDREWS HOLBOURN, WITHOUT THE FREEDOM, ST. GEORGE QUEEN SQUARE, ST. JAMES CLERKENWELL, ST. LUKE OLD STREET, ST. MARY ISLINGTON AND THE CHARTERHOUSE LIBERTY.

COLE, Benjamin, 1697?-1783 : A NEW AND ACCURATE SURVEY OF THE PARISHES OF ST. ANDREWS HOLBOURN, WITHOUT THE FREEDOM, ST. GEORGE QUEEN SQUARE, ST. JAMES CLERKENWELL, ST. LUKE OLD STREET, ST. MARY ISLINGTON AND THE CHARTERHOUSE LIBERTY.

[London : for T. Osborne & J. Shipton; and J. Hodges, 1756]. A handsome antique map of Islington and the smaller parishes of Holborn and Clerkenwell to the south, decorated with a fine rococo cartouche and a compass rose. Islington, still at that point semi-rural, is shown as far north as Canonbury House. Upper Street and Lower Street are clearly marked and, to the south, the much more heavily built up area from Queen Square and Great Ormond Street across to Bunhill Row and the (Honourable) Artillery Ground is given in some detail, with Red Lion Square, Grays Inn Road, Leather Lane, Clerkenwell Green, Charterhouse Square, Old Street, etc., clearly shown. Originally engraved by Benjamin Cole for the part-work edition of William Maitland’s “History of London” (London : 1753-1756).
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 364 x 229mm (approx. 14-3/8” x 9”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 38/103.

£200

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ANTIQUE MAP: AN ACTUALL SURVEY OF THE PARISH OF ST. DUNSTAN STEPNEY, ALIAS STEBUNHEATH BEING ONE OF THE TEN PARISHES OF MIDDLESEX ADJACENT TO THE CITY OF LONDON.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : AN ACTUALL SURVEY OF THE PARISH OF ST. DUNSTAN STEPNEY, ALIAS STEBUNHEATH BEING ONE OF THE TEN PARISHES OF MIDDLESEX ADJACENT TO THE CITY OF LONDON.

[London : for W. Innys & J. Richardson, J. & P. Knapton & others], 1755. A most attractive early eighteenth-century map of Stepney parish and the East End hamlets of Bethnal Green, Bow, Bromley, Limehouse, Mile End, Poplar, Ratcliffe, Spitalfields, Wapping and the Isle of Dogs. A keyed table gives the names of over 100 streets, courts, walks and alleys. Although seemingly rather earlier both in style and content, the map was first published with the 1754-1756 edition of John Stow's "Survey of London".
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 354 x 284mm (approx. 14" x 11-1/4"). Faint old folds, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 37/080.

£400

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ANTIQUE MAP: A MAP OF ST. GILES'S  CRIPPLE GATE. WITHOUT. WITH LARGE ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : A MAP OF ST. GILES'S CRIPPLE GATE. WITHOUT. WITH LARGE ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS.

[London : for A. Churchill, J. Knapton & others, 1720]. A most attractive early eighteenth-century map of the northern fringe of the City of London - "Upper Moor Fields" (now Finsbury Square), "Artillery Ground" (the H.A.C. grounds), the City Road, Bunhill Fields, Old Street and beyond, the Goswell Road, Golden Lane, Whitecross Street, Chiswell Street, etc. A numbered key gives the names of over seventy of the smaller courts, yards and alleys. Originally produced for the 1720 edition of John Stow's "Survey of London".
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 280 x 358mm (approx. 11-1/8" x 14-1/8"). Very faint press crease, but in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 25/052.

£200

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ANTIQUE MAP: A MAP OF ST. GILES'S  CRIPPLE GATE. WITHOUT. WITH LARGE ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : A MAP OF ST. GILES'S CRIPPLE GATE. WITHOUT. WITH LARGE ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS.

[London : for A. Churchill, J. Knapton & others, 1720]. A most attractive early eighteenth-century map of the northern fringe of the City of London - "Upper Moor Fields" (now Finsbury Square), "Artillery Ground" (the H.A.C. grounds), the City Road, Bunhill Fields, Old Street and beyond, the Goswell Road, Golden Lane, Whitecross Street, Chiswell Street, etc. A numbered key gives the names of over seventy of the smaller courts, yards and alleys. Originally produced for the 1720 edition of John Stow's "Survey of London".
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 280 x 358mm (approx. 11-1/8" x 14-1/8"). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 25/052.

£200

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ANTIQUE MAP: A MAP OF THE PARISH OF ST DUNSTANS STEPNEY ALS. STEBUNHEATH DIVIDED INTO HAMLETS.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : A MAP OF THE PARISH OF ST DUNSTANS STEPNEY ALS. STEBUNHEATH DIVIDED INTO HAMLETS.

[London : for W. Innys & J. Richardson, J. & P. Knapton & others], 1755. A most attractive early eighteenth-century map of Stepney parish and the East London hamlets of Bethnal Green, Limehouse, Mile End, Poplar, Ratcliffe, Spitalfields and Wapping. A keyed table gives the names of dozens of streets, courts and alleys. Originally published in 1720, the present (slightly revised) version of the map was produced for the 1754-1756 edition of John Stow's "Survey of London".
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 287 x 412mm (approx. 11-3/8" x 16-1/4"). Faint old folds, one tiny spot, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 25/049.

£250

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ANTIQUE MAP: A MAP OF THE PARISH OF ST MARY WHITE CHAPPEL.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : A MAP OF THE PARISH OF ST MARY WHITE CHAPPEL.

[London : for A. Churchill, J. Knapton & others, 1720]. A most attractive early eighteenth-century map of Whitechapel, showing the High Street leading out to the Mile End Road, Wentworth ("Wentford") and Montague Streets to the north, Mansell Street and Leman ("Lemon") Street running south, crossed by Alie ("Ailiff") Street, Wellclose Square, etc. Inset is a smaller map of the tiny parish of St. Katherine's by the Tower, now largely replaced by St. Katherine's Dock. Keyed tables give the names of dozens of streets, courts and alleys. Originally produced for the 1720 edition of John Stow's "Survey of London".
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 274 x 356mm (approx. 10-3/4" x 14"). One small area of very mild discolouration towards upper margin, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 25/047.

£200

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ANTIQUE MAP: A MAP OF THE PARISHES OF ST OLAVE AND ST THOMAS SOUTHWARK.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : A MAP OF THE PARISHES OF ST OLAVE AND ST THOMAS SOUTHWARK.

[London : for W. Innys & J. Richardson, J. & P. Knapton & others], 1755. An attractively detailed antique map - a depiction of the Southwark parishes of St. Olave and St. Thomas - from London Bridge across to Shad Thames, with Tooley Street, "Barnaby" (Bermondsey) Street, Crucifix Lane, Horselydown Lane, Fair Street, etc. Numbered and lettered keys give the names of seventy-seven of the smaller streets, courts and alleys. Originally produced for the part-work edition of John Stow's "A Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster" (London : 1754-1757).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 278 x 352mm (approx. 11" x 13-7/8"). Faint old vertical fold, some very minor creasing, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 37/074.

£200

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ANTIQUE MAP: THE PARISH OF ST. JAMES CLERKENWELL TAKEN FROM YE LAST SURVEY WITH CORRECTIONS.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : THE PARISH OF ST. JAMES CLERKENWELL TAKEN FROM YE LAST SURVEY WITH CORRECTIONS.

[London : for A. Churchill, J. Knapton & others, 1720]. A most attractive early eighteenth-century parish map – Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell Close and the surrounding streets – Turnmill Street running south, St. John’s Gate and Lane, eastwards across St. John Street to what is now the Goswell Road, and north across open fields past the “Ducking Pond”, “Black Marys Hole” and the “Madd House” to “New River Pond”, “Sadlers Well” and the fringes of Islington. A numbered key gives the names of thirty-five smaller streets, courts and alleys. Originally produced for the 1720 edition of John Stow’s “Survey of London”.
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 355 x 282mm (approx. 14” x 11-1/8”). Original horizontal fold; a few minor marks and faint spots, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 25/054.

£250

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ANTIQUE MAP: THE PARISH OF ST JOHNS WAPPING / THE PARISH OF ST PAUL SHADWELL.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : THE PARISH OF ST JOHNS WAPPING / THE PARISH OF ST PAUL SHADWELL.

[London : for W. Innys & J. Richardson, J. & P. Knapton & others], 1755. A highly attractive early eighteenth-century map - a double image with separate maps of the riverside parishes of Wapping and Shadwell. The first depicts the old sickle-shaped parish of Wapping extending north to Well Street and Neptune Street, down to the river via Nightingale Lane, and along Wapping High Street, via Wapping Stairs and Execution Dock, to Cinnamon Street, etc. The second shows the more compact parish of Shadwell, tightly packed around the church, with Wapping Wall, etc, to the south. Keyed tables give the names sixty-eight of the smaller streets, courts and alleys. Originally published in 1720, the present version of the map was produced for the 1754-1756 edition of John Stow's "Survey of London".
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 283 x 364mm (approx. 11-1/8" x 14-3/8"). Original light vertical fold; some mild browning and offsetting; short tears to upper margin, but overall in good state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 37/078.

£125

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ANTIQUE MAP: SHOREDITCH. NORTON FOLGATE AND CREPPLEGATE WITHOUT. TAKEN FROM YE LAST SURVEY WITH CORRECTIONS.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : SHOREDITCH. NORTON FOLGATE AND CREPPLEGATE WITHOUT. TAKEN FROM YE LAST SURVEY WITH CORRECTIONS.

[London : for A. Churchill, J. Knapton & others, 1720]. An attractive eighteenth-century map of the area lying just to the north of the City of London, extending from the lower end of the Goswell Road along Old Street to Shoreditch High Street and including Chiswell Street, Upper Moorfields (the site of the present Finsbury Square), the Artillery (H.A.C.) Ground, Bunhill Fields and Hoxton Square. Keyed tables identify eighty-three of the smaller courts, alleys, yards, inns, etc. Originally produced for the 1720 edition of John Stow’s “Survey of London”.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 285 x 354mm (approx. 11-1/4” x 14”). Faint tanning to the original vertical fold, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 25/051.

£250

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ANTIQUE MAP: SPITTLE FIELDS AND PLACES ADIACENT TAKEN FROM YE LAST SURVEY WITH CORRECTIONS.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : SPITTLE FIELDS AND PLACES ADIACENT TAKEN FROM YE LAST SURVEY WITH CORRECTIONS.

[London : for A. Churchill, J. Knapton & others, 1720]. A most attractive early eighteenth-century map of the Spitalfields area of London, extending from Norton Folgate and Shoreditch in the west across open fields to Mile End New Town and Bethnal Green and including Spitalfields Market, Fashion Street, Brick Lane, etc. Originally produced for the 1720 edition of John Stow’s “Survey of London”.
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 284 x 352mm (approx. 11-1/4” x 13-7/8”). Old folds; some spotting and creasing, but a reasonable copy. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£200

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ANTIQUE MAP: [CLAPHAM JUNCTION].

PHILIP & SON, George - publishers : [CLAPHAM JUNCTION].

London : George Philip & Son, [ca.1908]. An attractive map of the area around Clapham Junction, extending north into Battersea and parts of Fulham, east and south to take in portions of Wandsworth and Clapham Commons, and west to include Wandsworth High Street. Produced on a scale of some 2-3/4 inches to the mile, the map was originally produced for an early twentieth-cenury edition of "Philip's Handy Volume Atlas of London".
Coloured lithograph on paper. Printed surface 164 x 194mm (approx. 6-3/8" x 7-5/8"). Just a hint of tanning through age, a couple of slight nicks, but overall in very good state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£40

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ANTIQUE MAP: [CLAPHAM, STOCKWELL & BRIXTON].

PHILIP & SON, George - publishers : [CLAPHAM, STOCKWELL & BRIXTON].

London : George Philip & Son, [ca.1908]. An attractive map of parts of south-west London, taking in the western half of Chapham Common, Clapham High Street, together with most of Stockwell and Brixton. Produced on a scale of some 2-3/4 inches to the mile, the map was originally produced for an early twentieth-cenury edition of "Philip's Handy Volume Atlas of London".
Coloured lithograph on paper. Printed surface 163 x 194mm (approx. 6-3/8" x 7-5/8"). Just a hint of tanning through age, but overall in very good state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

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ANTIQUE MAP: STREET PLAN OF LONDON. STREATHAM, NORWOOD, &C.

PHILIP & SON, George - publishers : STREET PLAN OF LONDON. STREATHAM, NORWOOD, &C.

London : George Philip & Son, [1904]. An attractive map of the central and southern parts of Streatham, extending south towards Norbury, and east to Beulah Hill. Produced on a scale of some three inches to the mile and originally produced for "Philips' Handy-Volume Atlas of the County of London".
Coloured lithograph on paper. Printed surface 160 x 196mm (approx. 6-1/8" x 7-5/8"). Just a hint of tanning through age, a couple of slight nicks, but overall in very good state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£40

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ANTIQUE MAP: STREET PLAN OF LONDON. WIMBLEDON, &C.

PHILIP & SON, George - publishers : STREET PLAN OF LONDON. WIMBLEDON, &C.

London : George Philip & Son, [1904]. An attractive map of the central and western parts of Wimbedon, extending north towards the Common, and south to Raynes Park. Produced on a scale of some three inches to the mile and originally produced for "Philips' Handy-Volume Atlas of the County of London".
Coloured lithograph on paper. Printed surface 160 x 192mm (approx. 6-1/8" x 7-5/8"). Just a hint of tanning through age, a couple of slight nicks, but overall in very good state. A guaranteed genuine antique map.

£40

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ANTIQUE MAP: THE OARSMAN'S AND ANGLER'S MAP OF THE RIVER THAMES FROM ITS SOURCE TO LONDON BRIDGE.

REYNOLDS & SONS, James - publishers : THE OARSMAN'S AND ANGLER'S MAP OF THE RIVER THAMES FROM ITS SOURCE TO LONDON BRIDGE.

London : James Reynolds & Sons, 1884. A handsome folding nineteenth-century map of the Thames (from above Cricklade to London Bridge) on a scale of one-inch to the mile - with extensive printed marginal notes on locks, weirs, fishing, bathing, tolls, etc., and with towpaths, ferries, watermills, distances from London, etc., clearly marked. A further three pages of printed notes on boating, bye-laws, pleasure-boat tolls, angling, netting, fish sizes, night fishing, rods and punts, etc., are attached to the lining of the case. A revision of the map first produced for James Reynolds (1817-1876) by Ernest George Ravenstein (1834-1913) in 1861.
Lithograph on paper, with original hand colour. Printed surface 2600 x 141mm (approx. 102" x 5-5/8"). Mounted on linen, and folding into the original cloth gilt case; some faint browning to outer leaves, just a hint of wear to some folds, but a very good copy.

£200

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ANTIQUE MAP: A GREAT NEW SURVEY OF LONDON 1946 : PART THE FIRST : THE MAP OF THE STRAND FROM WELLINGTON STREET TO TEMPLE BAR ...

SAYER, J.P. (John Pearson), 1901-1984 : A GREAT NEW SURVEY OF LONDON 1946 : PART THE FIRST : THE MAP OF THE STRAND FROM WELLINGTON STREET TO TEMPLE BAR ...

[London : George Newnes], (1946). A pictorial map of the Strand area of London, with historical notes and the occasional witty aside, extending north to the London School of Economics, east to include the Royal Courts of Justice and the Middle Temple, south to the Thames, and west to Waterloo Bridge and the Lyceum. The verso of the map bears an elaborate pictorial title, as well as further historical notes. Originally produced for the “Strand Magazine” as the first of a series - Jack Sayer produced a number of similar maps used as railway posters in the interwar years.
Coloured lithograph on paper. Printed surface 189 x 258mm (approx. 7-3/8” x 10-1/8”). Original vertical fold; a couple of tiny staple holes to fold, but otherwise in very good and clean state. Oval stamp of the Jersey States Public Library on verso.

£40

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ANTIQUE MAP: A MAP SHOWING THE ROYAL EXCHANGE AND THE STREETS IN ITS NEIGHBOURHOOD ...

SAYER, J.P. (John Pearson), 1901-1984 : A MAP SHOWING THE ROYAL EXCHANGE AND THE STREETS IN ITS NEIGHBOURHOOD ...

[London : George Newnes, 1947]. An attractive pictorial, with historical notes, depicting the Royal Exchange and the heart of the City of London - Lothbury, Throgmorton Street, Threadneedle Street, Cornhill and Lombard Street. The verso of the map bears a pictorial title (portraits of Thomas Gresham and Dick Whittington) and a medley of City buildings. Originally produced for the “Strand Magazine” - Jack Sayer produced a number of similar maps used as railway posters in the interwar years.
Coloured lithograph on paper. Printed surface 187 x 257mm (approx. 7-3/8” x 10-1/8”. Original vertical fold; a couple of tiny staple holes to fold, but otherwise in very good and clean state.

£40

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ANTIQUE MAP: A PROSPECT OF WESTMINSTER AS IT APPEARS TODAY ...

[SAYER, J.P. (John Pearson), 1901-1984] : A PROSPECT OF WESTMINSTER AS IT APPEARS TODAY ...

[London : George Newnes], 1947. A bird’s-eye plan of post-war Westminster, with historical notes. The verso of the plan bears an armorial title, as well as a separate map of Westminster in 1750. Originally produced for the “Strand Magazine” - Jack Sayer produced a number of similar maps used as railway posters in the interwar years.
Coloured lithograph on paper. Printed surface 186 x 256mm (approx. 7-1/4” x 10”. Original vertical fold; a couple of tiny staple holes to fold; minor creasing, but otherwise in very good and clean state.

£40

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ANTIQUE MAP: TWO MAPS OF CHARING CROSS SO DISPLAYED THAT THE CHANGES CAUSED BY THE CONSTRUCTION OF TRAFALGAR SQUARE MAY BE CONVENIENTLY STUDIED.

SAYER, J.P. (John Pearson), 1901-1984 : TWO MAPS OF CHARING CROSS SO DISPLAYED THAT THE CHANGES CAUSED BY THE CONSTRUCTION OF TRAFALGAR SQUARE MAY BE CONVENIENTLY STUDIED.

[London : George Newnes], (1947). An attractive pictorial double-map, with historical notes, depicting the Charing Cross area both before and after the construction of Trafalgar Square, Northumberland Avenue, etc. The verso of the map bears a pictorial title and further footnotes on the area. Originally produced for the “Strand Magazine” - Jack Sayer produced a number of similar maps used as railway posters in the interwar years.
Coloured lithograph on paper. Printed surface 187 x 257mm (approx. 7-3/8” x 10-1/8”. Original vertical fold; a couple of small staple holes to fold, but otherwise in very good and clean state.

£40

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ANTIQUE MAP: SUBURBS OF LONDON SHEET 4. HAMMERSMITH &C.

WELLER, Edward, 1819-1884 : SUBURBS OF LONDON SHEET 4. HAMMERSMITH &C.

London : Weekly Dispatch, 1862. A pleasant and well-detailed map of this part of west London at a scale of over nine inches to the mile - Hammersmith, Brook Green, and West Kensington - the map extending south to Greyhound Road, east to include Holland Park, north to the "New Road" (Goldhawk Road), and west to include Ravenscourt Park. One of the six supplementary suburban sheets issued to accompany Weller's 1861-1862 map of London.
Lithograph on paper. Printed surface 315 x 435mm (approx. 12-1/2" x 17-1/8"). Trimmed a little close; manuscript number in one corner; minor creasing and old fold; part of the publishers' date stamp at upper right-hand corner, but overall in very good and clean state. Hyde 73.(1).

£125

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ANTIQUE MAP: PLAN OF THE CITY OF WESTMINSTER IN THE TIME OF QUEEN ELIZABETH.

WOODTHORPE, Vincent, 1764?-1822 : PLAN OF THE CITY OF WESTMINSTER IN THE TIME OF QUEEN ELIZABETH.

London : J. Coxhead, 1813. A neatly worked map, copied from the John Norden plan of 1593 and showing Westminster as it stood at the close of the sixteenth century. Engraved by Vincent Woodthorpe (1764?-1822) and originally produced for B. Lambert : "The History and Survey of London and its Environs from the Earliest Period" (London : 1805-1806) - and here in a slightly later impression.
Etching and line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 121 x 194mm (approx. 4-3/4" x 7-5/8"). Trimmed a little tight at head, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique map. Adams 111/005.

£75

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