Auction 103, Lot 320

"Farringdon Ward Without with its Division into Parishes according to a New Survey", Cole, Benjamin

Subject: London, England

Period: 1756 (published)

Publication: Maitland's History and Survey of London

Color: Black & White

Size:
18.3 x 14.1 inches
46.5 x 35.8 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.

Large plan of Farringdon Ward Without, with elevations of Temple Bar and Bridwell North Gate.

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Condition: B

Small spot of old adhesive near cartouche and a tiny hole near compass rose.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/11/2003

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