Guide to London & Great Exhibition 1851 (1851)

Daubigny and Freemann

Guide Illustré du Voyageur a Londres et aux environs

Published: 1851

Date: 1851

Guide Illustre du Voyageur a Londres et aux environs by Daubigny and Freemann, published by Bourdin, Paris and Thomas and Churchill, London circa 1851. In soft blue boards and gold-stamped title to front and spine. Size 18.5 by 12 cm. 239 pages. Over 100 small engravings plus several folding maps by Tardieu and Erhard. These include a large folding map of London in colour, engraved by Erhard opening to 52 by 43 cm. The map covers an area from Regents Park to Homerton and Victoria Park in the north and from Battersea Bridge to an undeveloped area towards in the south. Almost all streets named, and railways, docks, parks, canals and public building are all shown, including the Exposition Universel in Hyde Park. Map detached but Good condition with repairs to reverse and minor foxing. Book also contains town plans of several cities en route and a folding plan of the Great Exhibition. The front hinge of the book has been strengthened with a paper repair. Book Good to VG condition, map Good.

Illustrated
Includes maps and town plans

Condition
Good to VG

Binding
Stiff cloth covered boards

£125

Offered by Arthur Hook