A Dunlop Map of Central London and its literary associations.

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XENGA.

Origin: England, J. Howitt & Son Ltd, c.1951.

A pictorial map of central London, with portraits of literary figures and other interesting facts, comes complete with pages of text in greater explanation. Produced by the Dunlop Rubber Co. Ltd.

Condition: Chromolithograph; very minor spotting in the margins, otherwise fine condition.

Size: 220 x 210mm (8¾ x 8¼ inches).

Reference: 15600

Price: £50

Bourse de Londres.

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MALLET, A.M.

Origin: Paris, 1683.

A view of the London Stock Exchange. From the 'Description de l'Univers", a five volume work.

Condition: Uncoloured; light age-toning, otherwise a good example.

Size: 140 x 100mm (5½ x 4 inches).

Reference: 12775

Price: £12

Gezigt van den Tuin van Somerset's Paleis, Langs den Theems tot op de Brug van Londen.

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TIRION, Isaac.

Origin: Amsterdam, 1753.

A finely engraved and inexpensive panoramic view of London, showing "modern" St Paul's and the River Thames as far as "old" London Bridge. There are various craft on the water from ferrymen to barges and people can be seen promenading along the embankment.

Condition: Coloured; signs of vertical folds from book, light marginal soiling and staining, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 170 x 430mm (6¾ x 17 inches).

Reference: 11563

Price: £180

Limestreet Ward Divided into Parishes According to a late Survey.

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[BOWEN, Thos.].

Origin: London, c.1760.

Limestreet Ward, showing Leadenhall Street, Fenchurch Street and Grace Church Street. From 'The London Magazine'. Probably engraved by Thomas Bowen.

Condition: Uncoloured; signs of old folds, light age-toning and minor soiling, otherwise good condition.

Size: 170 x 225mm (6¾ x 8¾ inches).

Reference: 9198

Price: £45

London Town.

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LEE, Kerry.

Origin: [London], British Railways, c.1946.

A pictorial plan of London by Kerry Lee for British Railways. The railways were nationalised in 1948 and whilst it states British Railways, the stations named maintain the various regional lines. For example; Waterloo, Southern Region Station, Liverpool Street, L.N.E.R. and L.M.S.R., Paddington, G.W.R. Station etc. Kerry Lee can be seen at his easel in the right hand corner with his faithful dog Jim by his side. The whole map is covered in interesting facts and figures.

Condition: Monochrome lithograph; some short tears to the edges of the margins, slightly discoloured and now the whole flattened and laid on fine archivist tissue, otherwise a good example.

Size: 420 x 575mm (16½ x 22¾ inches).

Reference: 15591

Price: £320

London, The Bastion of Liberty.

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LEE, Kerry.

Origin: London, Pictorial Maps Ltd, c.1946.

Kerry Lee's [1902-1988] London – the Bastion of Liberty, printed by Chromoworks Ltd. 'The Bastion of Liberty' was revised for the 1951 Festival of Britain. A smaller version than that of 1946, set within a decorative framework. Kerry Lee can be seen at his easel and with his faithful dog Jim sitting by his side. Lee produced two colourful pictorial maps for the Railway Companies in the 1930's, which were revised right up until the 1950's. Following nationalisation in 1948 the names of the 'big four' railway companies have been dropped from the London termini.

Condition: Chromolithograph; very light marginal soiling, short tear repaired to right margin, otherwise overall fine condition.

Size: 540 x 665mm (21¼ x 26¼ inches).

Reference: 15588

Price: £620

Londres.

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MALLET, Alain Manesson.

Origin: Paris, 1683, French text edition..

A fine miniature view of London, showing London Bridge and the 'old' St. Pauls Cathedral, from the French text edition of the five volume work 'Description de l'univers.

Condition: Uncoloured; light age-toning and slight spotting, otherwise fine condition.

Size: 150 x 105mm (6 x 4¼ inches).

Reference: 9927

Price: £98

The Environs of London.

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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, (S.D.U.K.)

Origin: London, Baldwin & Cradock, 1832.

An early Victorian map of London and the surrounding area, drawn and engraved by H. Waters, extends from Hampton Court to Chiselhurst in the south and Chigwell to Southgate and Edgware in the north. From the 1844 edition published by Chapman & Hall for The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.

Condition: Original outline colour; light age toning and minor soiling to the edges of the margins, top title trimmed close to title by binder, but with no loss of print, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 340 x 390mm (13½ x 15¼ inches).

Reference: 10698

Price: £52

The Great Exhibition of the Industry of all Nations.

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TALLIS, John.

Origin: London, John Tallis & Company, 1851.

A fine steel engraving of the Crystal Palace designed by Joseph Paxton to house the Great Exhibition of 1851. Originally erected in Hyde Park, it was 1851 feet long, it was later dismantled and rebuilt in Sydenham in South London. The structure was destroyed by fire on 30th November 1936. John Tallis is without question one of the most renowned cartographers and publisher of the C19th. His maps are the last of the lavishly decorated and ornamental maps, considered to be works of art as well as geographically accurate. He was born in Stourbridge in Worcestershire in about 1818 and it is likely that he stayed in the Midlands working as a publisher in Birmingham, until he moved to London in the early 1840's.

Condition: Uncoloured; light soiling and minor staining to margins, otherwise a good example.

Size: 190 x 260mm (7½ x 10¼ inches).

Reference: 12867

Price: £48

The Wards of Coleman Street and Bassishaw taken from the latest survey, with corrections and amendments.

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[BOWEN, Thos.].

Origin: London, c.1760.

The Wards of Coleman Street and Bassishaw, shows London Wall, Lothbury and Old Jewry. From 'The London Magazine'. Probably engraved by Thomas Bowen.

Condition: Uncoloured; signs of old folds, light age-toning and minor soiling, otherwise good condition.

Size: 225 x 175mm (8¾ x 7 inches).

Reference: 9197

Price: £48

Westminster - Haal/Westminster.

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MALLET, A.M.

Origin: Paris, 1683.

Two views on one sheet, one of Westminster Hall and the other from across the River Thames. From the 'Description de l'Univers", a five volume work.

Condition: Uncoloured; light age-toning, otherwise a good example.

Size: 147 x 105mm (5¾ x 4¼ inches).

Reference: 12774

Price: £10