Auction 140, Lot 451

"Wyld's New Plan of London", Wyld, James

Subject: London, England

Period: 1870 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
37.3 x 21.3 inches
94.7 x 54.1 cm

This attractive map of London displays both title and distance scale in English, French and German and the border shows vignettes of various landmarks including St. Paul's Cathedral, House of Parliament, London Bridge, Buckingham Palace, and the Crystal Palace (site of the Great Exhibition). Dissected and backed with linen. Folds into paper covered boards.

References:

Condition: B

There is some light toning and staining along with a few areas of minute loss. Boards are worn with chips to paper labels.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $325

Closed on 5/23/2012

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