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Auction 167, Lot 272

"The Strangers Guide to London and Westminster, Exhibiting All the Various Alterations & Improvements Complete to the Present Time", Mogg, Edward

Subject: London, England

Period: 1809 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 15.9 inches
57.2 x 40.4 cm

This detailed folding map, intended for the tourist, centers on central London along the Thames River and includes parks, squares, roads, docks, and more. Hand-coloring indicates the city proper in red. The publisher's imprint below the bottom neatline states "Published Jan 1st 1809 by Edward Mogg No. 14 Little Newport Street, Leicester Square." Dissected and backed with original linen and accompanied by a stiff paper slipcase.

References: Howgego #238.

Condition: B

The map is somewhat cockled along with light soiling and a few pencil notations at top right. The stiff paper slipcase is heavily worn with chips along the edges.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $210

Closed on 3/28/2018