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Auction 166, Lot 412

"[Lot of 3] Plan of Westminster, Nos. 1, II, and III", Basire, James I

Subject: London, England

Period: 1835 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

16.6 x 9.2 inches
42.2 x 23.4 cm
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These three maps present a comparative view of the bustling Westminster section of London over time. Sheet #1 shows Westminster in light orange according to King Edgar's Charter of 951, sheet #2 presents the boundaries in blue according to the Decretal of 1222; and sheet #3 depicts the boundaries in red according to the Letters Patent of August 3rd, 1604. The boundaries on sheet #3 were consistent with those at the time of publication in 1835. Issued by the Society of Antiquaries of London.


Condition: A

Issued folding on strong sheets with just a hint of offsetting on sheet one.

Estimate: $120 - $150


Closed on 2/14/2018