Leigh’s Map of London

£450.00

Map of London with John Rennie’s Waterloo and Southwark Bridges (opened 1817 and 1819) shown

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Copper engraving, 46.5 x 57.5 cm, map of London engraved by Sidney Hall, black and white, old folds, closed tear and one or two repairs to folds, blank verso. John Rennie’s Waterloo and Southwark Bridges (opened 1817 and 1819) are both shown, as is an ‘intended north road’ across Finsbury Fields.

First published in 1818, the scale, top left on our example, was added for the 1819 edition. Leigh was known for his travel guides. Howgego, Printed maps of London, 274 (2).

Title

Leigh’s Map of London

Mapmaker(s)

LEIGH, Samuel

Engraver(s)

HALL, Sidney

Place of publication

London

Date of publication

1819

Colour

black and white

Printed Area Measurements

46.5 x 57.5 cm