Auction 111, Lot 382

"[Lot of 2] Sir John Evelyn's Plan for Rebuilding the City of London, after the Great Fire in the Year 1666 [and] Sir Christophers Wren's Plan for Rebuilding the City of London…", Hogg, Alexander

Subject: England - London

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Thornton's New and Complete History and Survey of London and Westminster

Color: Black & White

Size:
11 x 7 inches
27.9 x 17.8 cm

Two different ideas on how London was to be rebuilt following the devastating fire of 1666. Evelyn's plan includes a list of 38 buildings. Ultimately, neither plan was adopted.

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Condition: A+

On fine hand laid paper with wide margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/8/2005

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