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Auction 106, Lot 295

"Baynards Castle Ward and Faringdon Ward within with Their Divisions 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

18 x 14 inches
45.7 x 35.6 cm
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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.

Decorative and detailed plan of wards in the central London, with vignettes of the churches at St. Andrew's Wardrobe, St. Martin's Ludgate, and St. Bennets Pauls Wharf. Includes two coats of arms and a compass rose.

References: Potter, p. 90 (illustrated).

Condition: B

Slight uneven toning.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $95

Closed on 3/3/2004