HISTORIC MAPS OF LONDON

Year

Description

Price

Size

Map Image

1560

In 1739 this view, based on an old map no longer extant, appeared in Maitland's HISTORY OF LONDON. The details of mercantile London and Royal Westminster are identified in the legend below.

US $20
UK £13

12" x 181/4"

UK001

1666 Here on two sheets, are the plans of Christopher Wren and John Evelyn for the rebuilding of London after the great fire of 1666. Engraved in 1748 for the London Antiquarian Society, these scarce prints are now reproduced for the modern collector.

US $33
UK £22
each

181/2" x 133/4"

UK002-1
UK002-2

1667 This rare and unusual print of London shows the extent of the great fire of 1666 and the plan proposed fro its rebuilt, usually ascribed to Robert Hooke. It originally appeared in the Theatri Europaie published in Frankfurt by the Merian heirs in 1677.

US $28
UK £19

121/8" x 163/4"

UK003

1749 Three years after John Rocque completed his great twenty-four sheet plan of London, he issued this smaller version for general use. This reproduction is reduced on-tenth from the size of the original.

US $38
UK £25

171/2" x 323/8"

UK004

1746 John Rocque's magnificently detailed plan in 24 sheets, when trimmed and assembled it is approximately 7 feet high by 13 feet long. An invaluable record of Georgian London and masterpiece of the engraver's art. Includes a hard bound multy-page index and key map.

US $750
UK £500

7' x 13'

UK005

1666/
1746
In 1749 John Gwynn redrew Sir Christopher Wren's plan for rebuilding London after the great fire. Gwynn included a long explanation of the proposal, adding his own suggestion for the creation of a permanent body for "inspecting & condemning old & useless buildings and regulating new ones". This engraving is one of the most important documents in the history of planning.

US $28
UK £19

151/8" x 203/4"

UK006


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