Auction 117, Lot 446

"[Lot of 7 - Architectural Elevations]",

Subject: London

Period: 1756 (published)

Publication: History and Survey of London

Color: Black & White

Size:
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A group of lovely, decorative copper engravings from Maitland's History and Survey of London. 1) A View of the Guild Hall of the City of London. ( 12.8 x 8")
2) The Mansion House for the Reception of the Lord Mayor of the City of London for the time Being. (14 x 9")
3) The Tower of London is a view of the fortress from the Thames, with many ships and boats. (12.8 x 8")
4) The Monument. View of the monument commemorating the Great Fire of 1666, located at Monument Street and Fish Street Hill. ( 8.2 x 12.6")
5) The Excise Office. / The Parish Church of St. Olave, Southwark. Two architectural views on one sheet. (9.3 x 14")
6) The South prospect of Somerset House in the Strand. (14 x 8.8")
7) The College of Arms or Herald's Office. (12.8 x 8.5")

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Condition: B

Most good with even toning and a few scattered spots, print 3 with some darker foxing.

Estimate: $100 - $200

Sold for: $70

Closed on 12/6/2006

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