Book Description

Wallis’s Old Plan of London and Westminster in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth Anno Domini 1563 published by Wallis, London October 1789. On folding linen in 20 sections, size 106 by 42 cm. Uncoloured. With a key to 41 features including theatres, bridges, gates, monuments, gardens, walls, churches etc. and an inset panel with information about the history of ancient London. Based on the Agars plan of the 16th century. The whole of London is depicted in a bird’s-eye view from a point above the south of the Thames, with every building shown in a stylised manner and the hills and heights to the north shown by shading. Folds into original marbled slipcase with the Wallis label to the front. Map and case both in VG condition
Author Wallis
Date 1789
Publisher Wallis
Condition VG

Price: £325.00

Offered by Arthur Hook

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