Auction 146, Lot 412

"Delineatio ac Finitima Regio Magnae Brittaniae Metropoleos Londini ad Novissimam Normam...", Seutter, Matthias

Subject: London, England

Period: 1740 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.7 x 19.5 inches
57.7 x 49.5 cm

Bold and handsome map of London including the surrounding areas of Kent, Essex, Middlesex and a part of Surrey. The map is filled with great detail showing the various towns, roads, churches and monasteries, castles, parks, marshes, hills, forests and rivers. The fine title cartouche is surmounted with the royal arms and is surrounded by figures including a group of merchants and the mythical figures of Mercury and Fortune.

References:

Condition: A

A nice impression with a hint of toning along centerfold and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $550 - $700

Sold for: $750

Closed on 9/4/2013

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