Auction 113, Lot 410

"Improved Map of London for 1833, from Actual Survey", Virtue, George

Subject: England - London

Period: 1833 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

26 x 16.5 inches
66 x 41.9 cm

Handsome early 19th century map of central London showing streets, canals, public buildings, docks, bridges and parks. The River Thames is shown in excellent detail flowing through the city from Limehouse Reach to Chelsea Reach. The title is flanked by small garlands of flowers. Engraved by W. Schmollinger and published by George Virtue.

References: Howgego #349.

Condition: B

Issued folded, now pressed with tissue reinforced folds. Bit of minor light foxing. Trimmed just to engraving and remargined at left.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/7/2005