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Auction 191, Lot 472

"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)

Publication: Hedendaagsche Historie of Tegenwoordige staat van Groot Brittannie

Color: Black & White

16.3 x 11 inches
41.4 x 27.9 cm
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This attractive plan of London and the surrounding countryside was 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 a bright sheet, issued folding with one unobtrusive spot at bottom left.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $250

Closed on 2/8/2023