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Leigh’s Map of London

SKU: 9128
£450.00

Title:
Leigh’s Map of London

Date of publication:
1819

Printed Measurement:
46.5 x 57.5 cm

Colour:
black and white

Mapmaker(s):

  • Samuel Leigh
  • Engraver(s):
    Sidney Hall

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

    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).