Lot 117: (LONDON.) Jefferys, Thomas. A New Plan of the City and Liberty of Westminster / A New Plan of the City of London
December 8, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (LONDON.) Jefferys, Thomas. A New Plan of the City and Liberty of Westminster / A New Plan of the City of London and Borough of Southwark, Exhibiting all the New Streets & Roads, with the Residences of the Principal Nobility, Public Offices, &c. Double-page engraved map of London on two sheets joined. 19 1/4x39 inches sheet size; some period hand-coloring; originally folding but flattened, expert vertical repairs through image, particularly at old folds. London: Robert Sayer,Thomas Jefferys and Carrington Bowles, 1766
Notes: A fascinating large scale map recording an important time of expansion for London, just before the explosion of the 19th century. Howgego 122, state 2.