Auction 140, Lot 452

"New Map of London with the Recent Improvements", Reynolds, James

Subject: London, England

Period: 1872 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
28.8 x 19 inches
73.2 x 48.3 cm

This handsome late 19th century map of London shows streets, canals, public buildings, docks, bridges and parks. The River Thames is shown flowing through the city from Limehouse Reach to Chelsea Reach. Includes an index to streets along with a list of bankers, public offices, and cab fares between locations. Folds into brown covers measuring 4 x 6".

References:

Condition: B+

There are a few small stains in the left portion of the image and a few tiny fold separations. The index is toned with fold separations, and the covers are lightly worn with a few small stains.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $275

Closed on 5/23/2012

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