Auction 107, Lot 315

"A New Map of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Their Suburbs", Davies, Benjamin Rees

Subject: England

Period: 1823 (circa)

Publication: History of London

Color: Black & White

15.2 x 9.7 inches
38.6 x 24.6 cm

An obscure but precisely engraved map of London from the 1823 publication "History of London" by Sholto and Reuben Percy. Fine detail throughout.


Condition: C

Dark, crisp impression on thick paper. Toned along some folds with scattered foxing or offsetting. Tiny area of loss at some fold intersections and a well closed tear into border. The map shows better than the condition would indicate.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $230

Closed on 6/9/2004