Auction 97, Lot 314

"Booth's New Plan of London; extending to Blackwall, with the Alterations and Imporovements to 1846", Reynolds, James

Subject: England

Period: 1846 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

30.2 x 15.8 inches
76.7 x 40.1 cm

Super linen-backed folding plan between original green boards with orange label. The plan extends from Islington to East India Docks to Walworth to Knightsbridge. The rivers, lakes, parks, omnibus routes and borough boundaries are all hand colored. Beneath the title top right is an engraved vignette of the view across Westminster Bridge to St. Paul's Cathedral. List of principal streets at foot of plan.


Condition: B

Slight soiling along one fold with a couple of tiny separations at fold intersection. Ex-libris with withdrawn label of the North Devon Athenaeum on back. Spine repaired.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/5/2001