Auction 101, Lot 301

"A New and Correct Plan of Limestreet Ward with its division into Parishes according to a New Survey", Cole, Benjamin

Subject: England - London

Period: 1756 (published)

Publication: Maitland's History and Survey of London

Color: Black & White

Size:
14 x 9 inches
35.6 x 22.9 cm

These copperplate engravings were published in William Maitland's History and Survey of London, 1756. They are very detailed maps of the streets, lanes, alleys and courts in the ancient City of London. They are richly embellished with architectural profiles of major churches or important buildings, the arms of the mayor and aldermen, elaborate title cartouches and compass roses.

Plan of Limestreet Ward with an elevation of Leaden-Hall, the arms John Porter (alderman), a compass rose and a fine cartouche.

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Condition: B

Bit of faint discoloration at top.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/4/2002

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