Rocque’s large and detailed plan of the cities of Georgian London and the country ten miles round
By ROCQUE, John, 1745
An exact Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster the Borough of Southwark, The Country near ten Miles round; begun in 1741, finished in 1745, and publish’d in 1746, according to Act of Parliament, By John Rocque Land-Surveyor: Engrav’d by Richard Parr, and Printed by W. Pratt.
- Author: ROCQUE, John
- Publication place: London
- Publisher: Sold by the Proprietor John Rocque, next the Duke of Grafton’s Head, in Hyde Park-Road, the Bottom of Piccadilly, and at the Print Shops in London and Westminster, Price two Guineas in Sheets.
- Publication date: 1747
- Physical description: Folio (530 by 380mm), title page, one page subscribers list and index, 16 double page engraved sheets, half sheep over original marbled paper boards, rubbed, rebacked and recornered.
- Dimensions: 2110 by 2810mm. (83 by 110.75 inches).
- Inventory reference: 1408
This is the second recorded state of the map which has a few minor alterations, for example Whitechapel Mount is shown, and ‘Mile End Old Town’ and Mile End New Town’ have been added along the roads.
Scale: 5 1/2 inches to 1 statute mile.
- Howgego 94 state (2).
- Howgego, J. (1978). Printed maps of London, circa 1553–1850. Folkestone: Dawson.