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Auction 116, Lot 443

"[Lot of 2] Plan of Baynards Castle Ward & Faringdon Ward Within [and] Plan of Candlewick and Langborn Wards [on sheet with] Plan of Bishopsgate Ward Within & Without on shee Plan of Bread Street & Cordwainers Wards [and] Plan of Aldersgate Ward", Thornton, John

Subject: England, London

Period: 1760 (circa)

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

Color: Black & White

8.3 x 13 inches
21.1 x 33 cm
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A lovely pair of copper engravings containing five parish plans of London. Each sheet has separate plans contained within one decorative border. The first features an elevation of St. Paul's Cathedral at the center of the upper plan. The second sheet contains three plans. All plans are "Divided into Parishes From a New Survey" and all include major streets and buildings, churches, monuments, inns and more.


Condition: A

Fine impressions on hand laid paper with original margins. Just a few tiny spots, else fine.

Estimate: $120 - $140


Closed on 9/20/2006