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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
506 by 600mm (20 by 23.5 inches).
Price
SOLD
Reference
1517

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

Attractive plan and prospect of London.

To the upper left of the plan is 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.