Auction 106, Lot 296

"Langborn Ward and Candlewick Ward 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

Size:
18.3 x 14 inches
46.5 x 35.6 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 Langbord and Candlewick Wards with architectural profiles of the churches of Alhallows Lombard Street, Alhallows Staining Crutched Fryers, St. Clements Eastcheap, and St. Mary Woolnorth Lombard Street. Further embellished with a title cartouche, two coats of arms and a compass rose.

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Condition: B

A little light foxing.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 3/3/2004

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