Lot 118: (LONDON.) Shury, John. Plan of London From Actual Survey 1833.
December 8, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (LONDON.) Shury, John. Plan of London From Actual Survey 1833. Large steel engraved map of the city surrounded by 33 architectural vignettes. 21 3/4x32 inches; laid on linen at an early time, few small edge chips and tears coming into printed area, linen verso stained but not affecting recto surface, lower edge trimmed close. London, 1833
A surprisingly attractive and well executed map of early nineteenth-century London, considering its production was solely intended as a promotional give-away to the readership of the United Kingdom Newspaper.