Rocque | A New and Accurate Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, 1748
Rocque | A New and Accurate Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, 1748
Rocque | A New and Accurate Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, 1748
Rocque | A New and Accurate Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, 1748
Rocque | A New and Accurate Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, 1748
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Rocque | A New and Accurate Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, 1748

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP

Rocque | A New and Accurate Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, 1748

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP

Lot Sold:10,625GBP

Lot Details

Description

ROCQUE, JOHN

A New and Accurate Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, the Borough of Southwark with the Country about it for nineteen miles in Length and thirteen in Depth. London: W. Edwards, 1748


Folio (540 x 366mm.), title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, list of subscribers, 16 double-page sheets engraved by Richard Parr, contemporary brown morocco-backed boards, title in gilt to spine, a few minor marginal repairs or tears, slightly rubbed and stained 


MAGNIFICENT AND DETAILED MAP OF LONDON in book form, being the pinnacle of Rocque's achievements, and the principal record of London in the mid-eighteenth century.


LITERATURE:

Howgego 94 (4)

Condition Report

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