Auction 115, Lot 389

"Plan of Billingsgate Ward and Bridgeward Within. Divided into Parishes from a New Survey [and] Plan of Faringdon Ward, Without, Divided into Parishes from a New Survey",

Subject: England, London

Period: 1784 (circa)

Publication: William Thornton's New & Complete History & Survey of London & Westmenster, &c.

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.2 x 12.5 inches
20.8 x 31.8 cm

Lovely pair of copper engraved plans contained within one decorative border. The upper plan shows part of the London Bridge. Details include major streets and buildings, churches, monuments and inns. Each with a decorative title cartouche.

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Condition: A

Fine impression on hand laid paper. One tiny area of paper weakness that is visible when held to the light.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/21/2006

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