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Attractive plan and prospect of London

Title
Accurater Prospect und Grundris der Königl: Gros-Britannisch Haupt und Residentz Stadt London. edirt von Johann Bapt. Homanns, Kayserl. Geographi seel erben in Nürnberg.
Author
HOMANN, Johannes Baptist
Publication place
Nuremberg,
Publication date
[c. 1705].
Dimensions
535 by 625mm (21 by 24.5 inches).
Price
SOLD
Reference
1516

Description

Double-page engraved map, fine original full-wash colour, inset views of the Palace of Whitehall, and the Royal Exchange, prospect of London from Southwark below.

Notes

To the upper left of the plan is a view of the Palace of Whitehall - the royal residence in the seventeenth century; to the upper right is a view of the Royal Exchange, which had been rebuilt by Edward Jarman, after the previous one had been destroyed in the Great Fire. Below left is a list of streets, churches and public buildings. The City of London is highlighted in red. Underneath the plan is a fine prospect of the city listing 63 places of interest.

Bibliography

Howgego 51b.