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A clearly engraved and attractive map covering much of today's London area north of the Thames. The map extends from Staines to Edgware, Enfield and Tottenham and is decorated with the coat of arms of the county. Samuel Simpson's map appeared in 'The Agreeable Historian, Or A Compleat English Traveller ...' which was only published in one edition. Carefully engraved and with good detail, the map shows clearly London's extent at that time, scarcely beyond Hyde Park, Marylebone or hackney - the rest just villages and parkland.
mapmaker: S. Simpson
place and date of publication: London 1746
medium and colour: copperplate, colouredref: 43928
size in mm: 160 by 190mm (6.25 by 7.5 inches).
Price: £ 200
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