Auction 106, Lot 298

"A New and Accurate Plan of the City of Westminster the Duchy of Lancaster and Places Adjacent", Cole, Benjamin

Subject: England - London

Period: 1756 (published)

Publication: Maitland's History and Survey of London

Color: Black & White

Size:
14.2 x 9 inches
36.1 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.

Handsome plan of London from Chancery Lane on the east to Duke St. and Charles St. on the west. Decorated with a nice title cartouche and compass rose.

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Condition: B

Light scattered foxing and slight offsetting.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $160

Closed on 3/3/2004

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