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A new & exact plan of ye city of London and suburbs, 1731

A new & exact plan of ye city of London and suburbs, 1731

Printer: Bowles, Thomas

Medium: Engraving

Date: 1731

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 3.92

Item number: 92

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Map

Map scale description: Scale not given

Map of London featuring title in semi-elliptical cartouche at top left, arms of the 12 great city companies around the arms of the city at bottom left and explanatory note and compass star at bottom centre. The map is divided in squares with letters along the borders for reference. Reference tables feature down both sides of the map. Ward boundaries within the city and parish boundaries outside the city are highlighted in colour. The Tower of London, St Paul's Cathedral and other prominent buildings are represented pictorially. This is a later edition of the map first issued by Bowles in 1719, extended to the east to include Stepney and the Isle of Dogs.

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