Auction 170, Lot 461

"Kaart van Londen Enz. en van het Naby Gelegen Land Ruim een Uur gaans, rondsom dezelve Stad…", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: London, England

Period: 1754 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

16.3 x 11 inches
41.4 x 27.9 cm

Attractive plan of London and the surrounding countryside taken from the famous survey of John Rocque. The extents are described in the title as being within an hour's walk, with Hampstead and Wanstead in the north, and Kent and Putney in the south. A lettered key identifies important locations.

References: Howgego #102.

Condition: A

A sharp impression on watermarked paper, issued folding and now flattened with the bottom corner of the sheet trimmed, well away from the image.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 11/14/2018